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Overview Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Community Services Children's Nursing Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Children's Epilepsy Specialist

Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Children's Epilepsy Specialist

Service for families within the HMR boroughs who have a child/young person diagnosed with epilepsy.

The service is applicable for children from birth to 19 years and offers care, support, guidance provided to families within the community, health professionals, educational professionals and council staff all of whom come in contact with the diagnosed child.

Referrals can be made from educational, health, social care professionals as long as there is a diagnosis of epilepsy present.

The aim of the service is to keep children/ young people out of hospital as much as possible whilst empowering families and individuals with the necessary tools, knowledge and education to live a full and challenge free life within the community.

The children’s epilepsy specialist is part of the Children’s Acute and Ongoing Needs Service (CAONS), which launched in September 2016.  Click here to find out more about the CAONS.

The CAONS include a number of specialisms for children and young people (details via above link) and all can accessed via a Single Point of Access (contact details below).

The address provided below is a central hub for all specialisms, however the children’s epilepsy specialist provides services in people’s homes and at a range of community-based venues.  

Contact Information

Children's Acute and Ongoing Needs Service, Callaghan House
Cross Street
OL10 2DY
0207 019 7419
Parking Available:

Opening Hours

8am to 8pm seven days a week

Referral Methods

  • Self referral
  • GP
  • Health professional