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Paediatric epilepsy nurse

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What we do

The paediatric epilepsy nurse is based at Union Street Clinic and provides a full time service Mon-Fri 09:00- 17:00 (excluding bank holidays and annual leave) to children with a diagnosis of epilepsy, within Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire.

Click on this link for our Paediatric Epilepsy Nursing Service leaflet for details of all the GP surgeries covered within this service.

Referrals:

Referrals are accepted from community/hospital paediatricians, health professionals, education, social services staff. Re-referrals are accepted directly from parents/carers/young people who have previously accessed the service.

Paediatric epilepsy nurse provides:

  • Telephone support  and home visits for children and young people with a diagnosis of epilepsy
  • Training for families/carers  in the administration Rescue medication
  • Support the epilepsy clinic at Bedford Hospital
  • Liaise with school, school nurses and other professionals as appropriate.

Where our service is based    

Union Street Clinic
Union Street 
Bedford
MK40 2SF

Hours of operation    

Monday – Friday, 08.00 – 17.00

How to contact our service    

Telephone: 01234 310103

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