On 10 September 2020, we hosted our third annual Epilepsy12 & Organisation of Paediatric Epilepsy Networks (OPEN UK) national conference 2020: 'Working together to improve epilepsies’, as a live webinar. Access resources and presentations from the event on this page.
30 September 2020
Dr Colin Dunkley, Consultant Paediatrician and Clinical Lead for Epilepsy12 tells us about the recent report on the clinical and organisational aspects of epilepsies care for children and young people in England and Wales.
Epilepsy is the commonest significant neurological disorder affecting children and young people. Launched in September 2020, these latest results from Epilepsy12 provide insight into the diagnosis and care of children and young people with epilepsy, and the organisation of paediatric epilepsy servic...
The overall aim of this unit from the British Paediatric Neurology Association is to provide you with an understanding of the physiological basis of seizure disorders and their epidemiology, along with the detailed clinical knowledge necessary to manage children with seizure disorders to an advanced...
Epilepsy Research UK - Emerging Leader Fellowship Award
Fellowship awards provide research funding for epilepsy researchers planning to develop a track record in epilepsy research and seeking to transition into research leadership.
ERUK & Young Epilepsy - Fellowship Award
Fellowship awards provide research funding for epilepsy researchers planning to develop a track record in paediatric epilepsy research and seeking to transition into research leadership. Funds will cover the Fellow’s salary, support staff costs, and project running costs.
Epilepsy Research UK - Innovations in Healthcare
Epilepsy Research UK is issuing an urgent call for health services research that will generate high-quality evidence that informs the future delivery, quality, cost, or access of care for people with epilepsy. Central to this call, is the acceptability of innovations and delivering outcomes that have been identified by people with epilepsy.
4 March 2020
The RCPCH has today published State of Child Health 2020, the largest ever compilation of data on the health of babies, children and young people across all four UK nations. The report shows that for many measures of children’s health and wellbeing, progress has stalled, or is in reverse – something...
5 February 2020
Dr Mike Linney, Registrar and Chair of the Ethics Committee for RCPCH, welcomes recent guidance from NICE, but notes the urgent need for high quality, independent research on this medicine to provide the best possible care for children with complex epilepsy.