Ambulances are sometimes called for people with epilepsy, when they have a seizure. Researchers from King’s College London would like to interview people with epilepsy about what care they want when an ambulance arrives.
Am I eligible to take part?
You can take part if you:
- Are aged 18 years or over
- Live within the M25 area
- Have had a diagnosis of epilepsy for at least 1 year
- Take anti-epileptic medication
- Have had contact with the ambulance service and/or been to a hospital emergency department in the last 12 months, for a reason related to your epilepsy
- Are able to read, speak and understand English well
What will I have to do?
- Agree to take part in an interview with a researcher
- They will ask you about the care you have received from the ambulance service in the past
- You can be accompanied by a family member or friend, if you prefer
- The interview would last for 1 hour, at a time and place convenient for you
- As a thank you for taking part, you would receive a £20 voucher
How do I get involved?
- If you are interested in taking part, please contact a member of the research team:
Tel: 020 7848 5757
Is there a deadline?
- The study is recruiting from now until the end of July 2019
Who is conducting the research?
- Dr Alison McKinlay, Postdoctoral Research Associate, King’s College, London
Who has reviewed this study?
- The research has been reviewed by the Research Ethics Office at King’s College, London
I have a question
- Please contact Alison McKinlay
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org