Category list : Epilepsy
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New patient guidance on emergency contraceptionSubscription
New guidance for patients on how the emergency contraceptive can be affected by other medicines has been issued by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency.
Patients with epilepsy in part of Buckinghamshire are to test new information packs designed by a nurse to help them avoid unnecessary visits to accident and emergency when experiencing a seizure.
Guidance for nurses on epilepsy in homelessSubscription
New guidance for community nurses on supporting homeless people with epilepsy highlights “major challenges” in ensuring these vulnerable patients get the care they need.
Guidance to help healthcare professionals assess patients’ fitness to drive has been given a much-needed major overhaul.
Epilepsy specialist midwife wins national awardSubscription
England’s only epilepsy specialist midwife has won a patient nominated award from the Royal College of Midwives.
A new toolkit to ensure female patients are better informed about the risks of taking valproate medicines during pregnancy has been launched.
An innovative tool has been launched today to help improve communication between health professionals and children with epilepsy, with the aim of keeping them out of hospital.
School nurses are failing to receive sufficient training to ensure children with epilepsy and other long term conditions are cared for properly when they are in education, it has been warned.
Asthma, epilepsy and mental health are among the key disease areas identified as priorities to undergo a national performance review in England.
A nurse from Birmingham Children’s Hospital who has been recognised for her work in the South Asian community was honoured this week by academics.