An overview of epilepsy in children and young people
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An overview of epilepsy in children and young people

Nina Solomon Epilepsy specialist nurse, Young Epilepsy National Services, Lingfield, Surrey
Kirsten McHale Lead nurse for practice development, Young Epilepsy National Services, Lingfield, Surrey

The role of the nurse is vital in the management of childhood epilepsy. Nurses play a key role in supporting the child and the family and ensuring that important relevant and accurate information is identified, recorded and reported to the team responsible for the medical management.

Learning Disability Practice. 15, 6,30-38. doi: 10.7748/ldp2012.07.15.6.30.c9172

Correspondence

nsolomon@youngepilepsy.org.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review

Conflict of interest

None declared

Accepted: 03 March 2012