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Lack of mental health support real concern for children with epilepsy

Media release

10 January 2019

Many children and young people with epilepsy in England and Wales are not getting enough mental health support, or receiving comprehensive, routine care planning. 

  • RCPCH reveals areas in England and Wales with best and worst paediatric epilepsy services
  • RCPCH lists twelve recommendations for Health Boards and Trusts to improve upon
  • Epilepsy charities highlight key improvements, but raise concerns over a lack of dedicated support services for mental health care

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Registered Charity number 311877 (England and Wales)

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