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Information about ‘NHS Choose and Book’, a national electronic referral service which gives patients a choice of place, date and time for their first outpatient appointment in a hospital or clinic.
Find your local GP, A&E, walk-in centre, hospital, dentist, chemist and optician.
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) produces guidance on treating medical conditions in England and Wales. There is a NICE guideline on the treatment and management of epilepsy in adults and in children. The guideline was updated in January 2012.
The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) produces guidance on treating medical conditions in Scotland. These guidelines are on the treatment and management of epilepsy in Scotland.
The NHS constitution replaces the patient’s charter, and was developed with user involvement. It sets out the rights and responsibilities for patients, public and staff within the NHS.
The website of the NHS Patient Advice and Liaison Service.
The Equality Act 2010 is the law that protects people with disabilities from being treated unfairly because of their disability. It covers epilepsy, and applies to many areas of life including school, employment and access to goods and services.
The medical standards of fitness to drive are the regulations about medical conditions that everyone has to meet in order to hold a driving licence. The DVLA is the organisation that licenses cars and drivers for driving on public roads in Great Britain.
Department of Health documents
This documents sets out 11 quality requirements about how health and social care services should support the needs of people living with long-term neurological conditions.
This document sets out how good quality social care and NHS services should be delivered to people within their own communities.
This document is about how government-provided services for people with learning disabilities should support them to live full and independent lives.