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Lack of access to epilepsy specialist nurses hits care

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People with epilepsy are not gaining access to specialist nurses, according to charity Epilepsy Action.

Its report, A Critical Time for Epilepsy in England reveals 66 per cent of health commissioners have not assessed, or have no intention of, assessing, the needs of people with epilepsy.

Epilepsy Action has made 10 recommendations to improve epilepsy services, including a call for the Health Select Committee to conduct an inquiry into the availability and quality of the services available to people with epilepsy.

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