What do we do?
Children with epilepsy require specialist care regarding
their seizures and if they are on medication this also requires regular
monitoring. The overall care of children with epilepsy in Rotherham is managed
by consultant paediatricians (children’s doctors). This is usually via clinic
In between these appointments, the epilepsy nurse can
provide support on a day to day basis to aid families with certain issues such
as making the most of school, staying safe and enjoying leisure activities. The
epilepsy nurse can help with ‘fine tuning’ of medication to try to avoid hospital
attendances. This is often via the telephone support service. If you are
wondering whether the epilepsy nurse can help then please call.