Adult Epilepsy Nursing service

  • Barnsley adult epilepsy nursing service is locally-driven and has been developed to meet the specific needs of the patients living in Barnsley.
  • The service delivers against the service specification led by the commissioners
  • The service has received no complaints and patient satisfaction surveys have shown 95% level of satisfaction across all areas of the service.
  • We provide a very high standard of individualised care for people living in Barnsley who have epilepsy.

 

Support offered

  • Medicines management
  • Education
  • Training
  • Rescue medication
  • Employment support

Outcomes

  • To gain effective seizure control to reduce risk to mortality and improve general health and wellbeing.
  • To empower patients and encourage self management
  • To empower people with epilepsy to live a full and active life by addressing lifestyle issues.
  • To educate patients, carers, support staff and the public to increase knowledge and reduce the impact of stigma for patients with epilepsy
  • To ensure a safe diagnosis

Accessing the service

  • Tel: 01226 645180

Referral guidelines

Referrals accepted from:Consultants, GPs, Other NHS services, Other Trust services, Patients (self-referral)

  • Clinical support group
    Brain and mental health
  • Clinical support area
  • Service type
    Epilepsy
  • Condition or indicators
  • Provider
    South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Fax number
    01226 209888
  • Email address
  • Website
  • Clinical support by body system
  • Bypass detail page
    No
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