The first ever 'national' commissioning nurse for epilepsy has been appointed.
As Sapphire Nurse Consultant for Epilepsy Commissioning, Juliet Ashton will be providing expert advice and support to Clinical Commissioning Groups. The aim of this is to improve local services and outcomes for people with epilepsy.
The role is the first of its kind for neurology. It is the brain child of voluntary organisations Neurological Commissioning Support and Epilepsy Action. Epilepsy Society and Epilepsy Action are providing the funding.