Children & Young People's Epilepsy Service - Poole Hospital N.H.S.

The Children’s and Young Person’s Epilepsy service is a hospital based free service with community support delivered by the epilepsy specialist nurse. The clinics comprise of: • New and Follow-up • Telephone • Joint Neurology • Young Persons • Epilepsy annual reviews • Transition clinics • Nurse-led • Psychology and Counselling services We provide a wide range of diagnostic neurophysiology services including: • Electroencephalogram (EEG) • In-patient video telemetry • Neuroimaging facilities.

Contact

Telephone
01202 448286
Fax: 01202 44 2822
Email
Helen.jones@poole.nhs.uk
Website
http://www.poole.nhs.uk/a-z-services/c/childrens-epilepsy-service.aspx

Venue

Venue address
Poole General Hospital Longfleet Road
Poole
Dorset
Postcode
BH15 2JB
Locality
East Dorset

Date/Time

Opening times
Mon: 08:30-17:30
Tue: 08:30-17:30
Wed: 08:30-17:30
Thu: 08:30-17:30
Fri: 08:30-17:30

Service Details

Additional Information
Service users should be registered with a GP in East Dorset, but out of area referrals are considered on a case by case basis. There is an out of hours answer machine and email service. Paediatrician and Nurse specialist both have specialist knowledge in Epilepsy care and the Nurse Specialist has a diploma in Epilepsy care. There is also a clinic available for young people aged 16 and over where they will meet the Adult Epilepsy Specialist Nurses along with current Paediatrician and Children's Epilepsy Specialist Nurse.
Referral information
Professional Referral only through GP. Out of area referrals are considered on a case by case basis. Tests and treatment discussed and agreed at first and subsequent outpatient appointments.
Age Range Details
0 to 16 years, or up to the age of 19 years for children at Special Schools.
Related Links
Epilepsy Action
Epilepsy Society
Medicines for Children

Accessibility

Parking availability information
Disabled parking bays, drop-off/collection points and parking nearby.
Toilet facility information
Accessible toilets.
Other Facilities
Fully accessible lift.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Local Offer

Support for children and young people with SEN and disabilities
Contact Dr. Munir Hussain on 01202 448286 or visit our website for more information and guidance.

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Address: Poole General Hospital  Longfleet Road  Poole  Dorset

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