Our child-epilepsy service offers:

  • Information, education and support to the child/young person and their family about epilepsy
  • Follow-up contact for new patients diagnosed with epilepsy to provide support and education
  • Telephone contact with parents and/or young person
  • Networking opportunities for children and young people with epilepsy, and their families, to share their experiences with the paediatric neurology team
  • Networking with other specialists, charities, such as Roald Dahl Marvellous Children’s Charity; and organisations such as Young Epilepsy UK to develop and improve the quality of services for children and young people with Epilepsy and their families.

This service is supported by a Epilepsy Nurse Specialist, supported through the Roald Dahl Marvellous Children’s Charity, the first charity-funded post in Kent.