Children & Young People's Epilepsy Service - Poole Hospital N.H.S.

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 perople's epiliepsy 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.


Venue address
Poole General Hospital Longfleet Road
BH15 2JB
East Dorset

Service Details

Additional Information

Please see our website for further information including referrals, services and clinics.

Referral information
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.
Related Links
Epilepsy Action
Epilepsy Society
Medicines for Children
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Address: Poole General Hospital  Longfleet Road  Poole  Dorset