Service changes and visiting during the COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may be changes in the way some of our services work. Contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.



Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit.

You can read some general  NHS guidance on visiting healthcare inpatient settings.pdf [pdf] 89KB

If you need help in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact your GP or visit NHS 111

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or suspected stroke.

Epilepsy films and books

These seven short educational films have been made with the help of people with epilepsy and intellectual disability, together with Nottingham University Hospitals.
The films explain hospital tests, epilepsy treatment, transition between services and how to live well with epilepsy. Each film has an accompanying booklet.


Please click on the images below to view each film, or click on the title below this to view each booklet. We would welcome your feedback or comments about the films or booklets.

About our Service - Epilepsy and Intellectual Disability Service from Nottinghamshire Healthcare on Vimeo.

About our services film


Living well with epilepsy film


Transition into adult services film


Having an EEG film


Having video telemetry film


Having VNS Surgery film


Having an MRI scan film



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