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of everyone affected by epilepsy


Resources for GPs and health professionals

  • GP with Extended Role (GPwER)
    GPs with Extended Roles (GPwERs) undertake roles that are beyond the scope of GP training and so require additional training. The term GPwER includes those previously referred to as GPs with Special Interests (GPwSIs). The RCGP has information about becoming a GPwER
  • Diagnosis and seizures
    ILAE Epilepsy Diagnosis – resource for clinicians and GPs on diagnosis and seizures
  • RCGP resources
    RCGP: A range of epilepsy resources to support GPs.

Primary care resource pack

We have taken the primary care resource pack offline because it’s in need of review. Once we have updated the resource pack we will upload it to this page.

Policy and guidance

NICE guidelines on epilepsy



Access the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence CG137




Best clinical practice for diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy QS26

Access QS26

NICE Epilepsy Pathways

Epilepsy Pathways

Access the NICE Epilepsy Pathways

NICE Pathways

QOF indicators for epilepsy

The Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) rewards GPs for the provision of quality care and helps to standardise improvements in the delivery of primary medical services.

QOF indicatorPointsPayment stages
EP001The contractor establishes and maintains a register of patients aged 18 or over receiving drug treatment for epilepsy.1 
Event Date: 
Wednesday 14 September 2016

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