Paediatric Epilepsy Nursing Service

Description

The paediatric epilepsy home care nursing team is a specialist trained children's community nurse who visits families in the community. The role specialises in paediatric epilepsy, providing training in school and providing practical intervention or nursing care support and health education. The team are based on the Child & Adolescent Unit at Leighton Hospital, Crewe.

Service Details

Locations:
Child & Adolescent Unit (Ward 16), Leighton Hospital, Middlewich Road, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 4QJ (directions displayed on map)
Organisation:
Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Service Type:
Health and Wellbeing
Website:
Age Range:
0 - 16 (or 19 for children with complex care needs)
Age Band:
  • Early Years (Under 5)
  • Children (5-18)
  • Young Adults (14-25)
  • Adults (18+)
Cost:
No
Is a referral required?:
Yes
Accepted referral methods:
  • Via GP or Health Professional
  • Via School
Additional Referral Information:
The child/young person will need to be referred to the service by their GP or Health Professional.
Eligibility criteria:
The child/young person will be going through the diagnostic process of epilepsy or have a confirmed diagnosis of epilepsy.
Waiting List:
There is no waiting list for the paediatric epilepsy service.
How is the service provided?:
  • Telephone
  • Face to face
  • Outreach Services
Areas covered in Cheshire East:
  • Alsager
  • Crewe
  • Nantwich
Service operates in the following neighbouring local authorities:
  • Cheshire West and Chester
Communication aids and support available:
  • Large Print Material
  • Translated Material
Additional information for assistance with communication:
Translated material and large print material available upon request.
Accessibility aids and support available:
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Toilet/Changing Facilities
  • Fully Wheelchair Accessible

Opening Times

Days service available:
  • Weekdays only
Opening Times - Monday:
08:30 - 16:30
Opening Times - Tuesday:
08:30 - 16:30
Opening Times - Wednesday:
08:30 - 16:30
Opening Times - Thursday:
08:30 - 16:30
Opening Times - Friday:
08:30 - 16:30
Opening Times - Saturday:
Closed
Opening Times - Sunday:
Closed
Additional Opening Times:

This page was last updated on 04 January 2018

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Contact Details

Contact Name:
Elizabeth Champion (Paediatric Epilepsy Nurse)
Telephone:
01270 612475
Email:
elizabeth.champion@mcht.nhs.uk