Sheffield and Rotherham Epilepsy Liaison Service

Aim of the 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.


  • Nicola Smith – Team Leader
  • Kate Miles
  • Amanda Storer
  • Dee Cavanagh
  • Linda Facey
  • Jessica Cowan
  • Andrew Pilley
  • Kelly Smith
  • Jessica Nassau
  • Mandy Grant
  • Michele Fletcher
  • Jo Pearson

Telephone number: 0114 271 2186 (answerphone)
Health care professionals line: 0114 271 3488
Safehaven fax: 0114 226 8940
Email (incoming only):

Postal address:

Sheffield & Rotherham Epilepsy Liaison Service
Department of Neurology
Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Glossop Road
S10 2JF

Referral criteria:

  • Patients need to be 16yrs old or over 
  • Patients need to have been under the ongoing care of an Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 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:


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

Epilepsy Liaison Service

Amanda Grant, Nicola Smith, Linda Facey, Jessica Cowan - Epilepsy nurse specialists Room 2X10, Lower Modular Building, Medical Directorate

Chesterfield Royal Hospital, Calow, Chesterfield S44 5BL, telephone 01246 513988, fax 01246 512713


patients with GPs in S36, S63 and S70-S75
Epilepsy Nursing Service (Adult)
Caroline Marsden, Karen Armitage - Epilepsy nurse specialists

Hoyland Medical Centre
High Croft
S74 9AF
Telephone: 01226 355 892
Fax: 01226 355 790


Carole Doran and Alistair Perry, Epilepsy nurse specialists

Admin Corridor, Tickhill Road Hospital, Balby, Doncaster, telephone 01302 796217, fax 01302 796398

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