Sheffield and Rotherham Epilepsy Liaison Service

This nurse-led service for adults with epilepsy has been established for many years and is at the hub of epilepsy management in Sheffield. It is an innovative, dynamic department staffed by Clinical Nurse Specialists and the Clinical Manager, with secretarial support.

Aim of the service

To provide the best possible care to individuals with epilepsy.

Nurses

Kate Miles
Jo Pearson
Amanda Storer
Dee Cavanagh
Michele Fletcher
Nicola Smith

Telephone number:
0114 271 2186 (answerphone)

Bleep:
2410 (via RHH switchboard - 0114 271 1900)

Safehaven fax:
0114 226 8940

Email (incoming only):
epilepsy.service@sth.nhs.uk

Secretaries:
Andrea Merrill/Stephanie Roberts

Telephone number:
0114 271 3625

Postal address:
Sheffield & Rotherham Epilepsy Liaison Service
Department of Neurology
Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Glossop Road
SHEFFIELD
S10 2J

Referral criteria
  • Patients need to be 16yrs old or over
  • Patients need to have been under the ongoing care of an STHFT neurologist within the past two years
  • Patients need to have a GP in the Sheffield or Rotherham area

For patients living in Barnsley, Chesterfield, Doncaster and Rotherham there are local nurse specialist services as follows:-

Barnsley

Patients with GPs in S36, S63 and S70-S75
Epilepsy Nursing Service (Adult)
Andy Pilley (Service Lead)
Caroline Marsden, Karen Armitage - Epilepsy nurse specialists
Hoyland Medical Centre
High Croft
Hoyland
BARNSLEY
S74 9AF
Telephone: 01226 355 892
Fax: 01226 355 790

Chesterfield

Patients with GPs in S18, S21, S31, S32, S40-45, S80, SK17, SK22, SK23, DE4, DE55, NG16, NG20 (i.e. North Derbyshire, Chesterfield and High Peaks & Dales GP’s)

Epilepsy Liaison Service

Sue Kuc, Maggie Roberts, Amanda Grant
Epilepsy nurse specialists Room 4ZR2,
Modular Building, Medical Directorate
Chesterfield Royal Hospital,
Calow,
Chesterfield S44 5BL,
Telephone 01246 513988,
Fax 01246 512713,
Pager 07623 512713

Doncaster

Carole Doran and Alistair Parry, Epilepsy Nurse Specialists
Admin Corridor,
Tickhill Road Hospital,
Balby,
Doncaster,
Telephone 01302 796217,
Fax 01302 796398

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