Resources and advice
We provide a range of accessible information about epilepsy treatment and management for service users as well as carer information. We hold a range of epilepsy related information booklets and leaflets and seizure monitoring charts.
The epilepsy and learning disability service operates a telephone advice service within working hours. Our advice line number is 0115 8542248.
Sleep is essential for good health and wellbeing. Most people have difficulty sleeping from time to time.
Click the links below for information to help you think about your current sleep habits and ideas to help you sleep better.
- How to sleep well[pdf] 260KB
- Managing insomnia and sleep problems [pdf] 1MB
- Sleep diary [pdf] 40KB
- 10 rules for improved sleep hygiene [pdf] 42KB
- Daily seizure chart [doc] 459KB
- Annual seizure chart [doc] 166KB
- Keeping epilepsy records [pdf] 857KB
Vagal nerve stimulation
Our service is provided in partnership with Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. For the full selection of information leaflets, please visit their website.
The epilepsies: the diagnosis and management of the epilepsies in adults and children in primary and secondary care www.nice.org.uk/cg137
Information in other languages
The first video aims to explain what epilepsy is and the second has interviews with individuals who talk about their epilepsy. Both videos are available to watch in English, Bengali, Cantonese, Hindi, Somali, Turkish and Urdu.