National Services - Epilepsy

The information shown below is specific to this long term health condition.

For additional important general information, please refer to the “Self Care and Support section.”

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Shropshire CCG - National Services - Self Care and Support

NHS Choices

The National Health Service (NHS) works to provide health care for everyone in the UK.

NHS Choices is the main patient focused web site and provides a vast amount of health information, recent news and videos.

NHS Choices - Epilepsy - Introduction

This provides an overview of Epilepsy with links to additional information.

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NHS Choices - Epilepsy - Introduction

NHS Choices – Epilepsy - Symptoms

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NHS Choices - Epilepsy - Symptoms

NHS Choices – Epilepsy - Causes

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NHS Choices - Epilepsy - Causes

NHS Choices – Epilepsy - Diagnosis 

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NHS Choices - Epilepsy - Diagnosis 

NHS Choices - Epilepsy - Treatment

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NHS Choices - Epilepsy - Treatment

NHS Choices - Epilepsy - Living with Epilepsy

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NHS Choices - Epilepsy - Living with Epilepsy

NHS Choices - Epilepsy - Real stories

Hear from people living with epilepsy.

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NHS Choices - Epilepsy - Mark's story

NHS Choices - Epilepsy - Nik's story

NHS Choices - Epilepsy - Stephen and Denise's story

NHS Choices - Epilepsy - Paul's story

Patient.co.uk

Patient.co.uk is a UK health site and contains many health information leaflets, videos and discussion forums.

Patient.co.uk - Could it be Epilepsy?

If you had a collapse or an episode of odd behaviour or some similar event, it is possible that you had an epileptic seizure.

This leaflet gives some information about what your doctor may wish to know and what tests may be advised after such an event. It includes a section on what is epilepsy?

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Patient.co.uk - Could it be Epilepsy?

Patient.co.uk - Epilepsy - A General Introduction

The Epilepsy section provides an overview of the condition with links to additional information.

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Patient.co.uk - Epilepsy - A General Introduction

Patient.co.uk - Epilepsy - Living with Epilepsy

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Patient.co.uk - Epilepsy - Living with Epilepsy

Patient.co.uk - Epilepsy - Treatments

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Patient.co.uk - Epilepsy - Treatments

Epilepsy Action

Epilepsy Action is a UK epilepsy organisation and exists to improve the lives of everyone affected by the condition.

As a member-led association, it is led by and represents people with epilepsy, their friends, families and healthcare professionals.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Epilepsy Action

Epilepsy Action - Advice and information

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Epilepsy Action - Advice and information

Epilepsy Action - Diagnosis

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Epilepsy Action - Diagnosis

Epilepsy Action - Treatment

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Epilepsy Action - Treatment

Epilepsy Action - Living with epilepsy

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Epilepsy Action - Living with epilepsy

Epilepsy Action - Help and support

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Epilepsy Action - Help and support

Epilepsy Action - Children

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Epilepsy Action - Children

Epilepsy Action - Young people

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Epilepsy Action - Young people

Epilepsy Action - Education and work

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Epilepsy Action - Education and work

Epilepsy Action - Advice and information references

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Epilepsy Action - Advice and information references

Epilepsy Action - Local branches and groups

Epilepsy Action has a number of local managers working across England.

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Epilepsy Action - Local branches and groups

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page and complete the details for your area.

Epilepsy Action - Local branches and groups – near me

Epilepsy Society

The Epilepsy Society is a UK provider of epilepsy services. It provides information on all aspects of living with epilepsy, from driving, employment and pregnancy to leisure, travel and medication.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Epilepsy Society

Young Epilepsy

Young Epilepsy provides specialist services for children and young people with epilepsy in the UK.

The Young Epilepsy Helpline is open for anyone who is affected by epilepsy. Whether you have epilepsy yourself, are a parent or work with someone who has epilepsy, they are there to answer your questions and talk about your experiences.

It doesn’t matter if your query is about medication, seizure alarms, epilepsy and education or if you just want to talk. They can also send you a variety of resources including handbooks and seizure diaries.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Young Epilepsy

The Daisy Garland

The Daisy Garland is a family-run, national UK charity. Its aim is to improve the quality of life for children (up to the age of 12 years) with difficult to control epilepsy accompanied by developmental delay.

It funds an increasing number of Ketogenic Dietitians in NHS hospitals across the UK and provides help with support equipment for use at home.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

The Daisy Garland

Relevant Topics

Epilepsy

 

What is epilepsy?

Treatment for epilepsy

Living with epilepsy

Epilepsy Services

Shropshire Services & Support Groups - Epilepsy

National Services - Epilepsy

Self Care and Support

Self Care and Support - Introduction

Self Care and Support - Aims

Shropshire Services & Self-Help Support Groups - Self Care and Support

National Services - Self Care and Support

 

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