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Arch Dis Child. 2016 Nov;101(11):1057-1062. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2015-309794. Epub 2016 May 24.

Integrated care for childhood epilepsy: ongoing challenges and lessons for other long-term conditions.

Author information

1
Young Epilepsy, Lingfield, Surrey, UK.
2
PPP Programme, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK.
3
Integrated Children, Young People and Maternal Health Programme, UCL Partners, London, UK.
4
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, King's Mill Hospital, Nottinghamshire, UK.
5
Service User, London, UK.
6
The Prince of Wales's Chair of Childhood Epilepsy and Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Neurology, UCL - Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London & Young Epilepsy, Lingfield, Surrey, UK.

Abstract

Epilepsy care has been identified as a major global issue-and there are many recognised concerns in the UK for children and young people with the condition. A proposed new model could help to increase multisector integration, facilitate better outcomes and offer lessons for improving care of other long-term conditions.

KEYWORDS:

Health Service; Neurology; World Health Organisation; epilepsy

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