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Resources for GPs and health professionals

  • GP with specialist interest (GPwSI)
    A GP with a Special Interest (GPwSI) supplements their role as a generalist by providing an additional service while still working in the community. How to become a GPwSI in epilepsy on the RCGP website
  • Diagnosis and seizures
    ILAE Epilepsy Diagnosis – resource for clinicians and GPs on diagnosis and seizures
  • RCGP top tips
    RCGP: The top 5 tips for epilepsy - Top tips for GPs

resource packPrimary care resource pack

Our Primary care resource pack has been developed to help GP practices to implement services for epilepsy patients in line with national guidance.

You can access downloadable PDFs of different sections of the ‘Epilepsy: primary care toolkit’:

You can also order the full printed version of the Primary care resource pack by contacting mgulley@epilepsy.org.uk

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 
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Wednesday 14 September 2016 - 15:48

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