Referring your patient to the epilepsy service

Complex epilepsy clinic

Patients with complex epilepsy needs can be referred to us by writing to the epilepsy team secretary.

Epilepsy surgery

Consultants can refer patients for assessment by writing to the epilepsy team secretary.

First seizure clinic

Health professionals must use the first seizure referral form when referring patients to us. The form, which is also available from the emergency department, the acute medical unit and the epilepsy team secretary, should be returned to us as soon as possible via fax or email, using the contact details on the form.

Referral criteria

We can accept referrals for people who are:

  • aged 16 years or over
  • patients of the complex epilepsy service
  • patients of the first seizure clinic