The second national audit of epilepsy care for children and young people has shown that there is significant improvement in the level of care provided to young epileptics.
Published yesterday, the audit found that not only were there more clinics available, but that there was a dramatic increase in the number of epilepsy specialist nurses (ESNs).
New data shows that 68% of units currently have an ESN. The initial audit in 2012 showed that only 46% of young epileptics had access to a nursing specialist.
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