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Children and Young People's Epilepsy Service - Poole Hospital NHS

Children and Young People's Epilepsy Service - Poole Hospital NHS logo

Epilepsy is a common chronic neurological condition and can happen at any age. In the UK there are an estimated 60,000 children and young people under the age of 18 years that have epilepsy.Many children and young people will grow out of their epilepsy.

It is a hospital based service with community support delivered by the epilepsy specialist nurse. We hold a wide range of children and young people's epilepsy clinics.

We work with children up to the age of 16 if they attend main stream schools and young people with special needs up to the age of 19.

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Venue/Contact Details
Poole Hospital
Longfleet Road
BH15 2JB
Area coverage
Pan Dorset
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Times and Costs
Further opening details:
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Daily
  • All Year Round
This is a free service.
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
From 0 years to 19 years
Referral process:
  • We welcome referrals from all health care services and health professionals including your GP, the emergency department, following acute hospital admission or other general and community consultants. If you have any concerns about your child, contact your GP who can refer you to a specialist.
Religious and Additional Needs Provision
Additional needs supported:
  • Medical Condition, including Allergies
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