Pregnant women who suffer from epilepsy are to be given advice on managing their condition.
Campaigners and NHS professionals in Southend have pledged to work together to promote the importance of advice and care for pregnant women who have epilepsy
Dr Ann Cheesman, Consultant Neurologist at Southend Hospital, gave a
presentation at our March 2017 public meeting on the side effects of epilepsy
drugs. It was an extremely well attended meeting. She spent a good part of
her time responding to members questions. Dr Cheesman was accompanied
by Epilepsy Nurse, Georgina Roberts, who ably assisted her with responses
to our questions
Dr Cheesman said she felt it was a very positive meeting. If you were unable
to attend the meeting and would like to know more or want a reminder about
what was said check out the link below to her presentation. Please click on the link below or the headline.
Find Dr Cheesman's presentation here
At our July 2017 meeting, Ian Stidston, Accountable Officer Castle Point and Rochford and Southend Clinical Commissioning Groups and Denise Townsend, Director of Nursing
Officer Southend Hospital spoke about changes that are taking place within our local health care services and are keen to hear from us. So please click on the link below or the headline to see the full story and see how you can help.
Find Full story link here.
Chelmsford Community Radio Interview
Committee Member, Iain Blake-Lawson, did an interview with Chelmsford Community Radio on the show “Life Matters” which was broadcast on 30th July 2017. Iain talked about the work that the South East Epilepsy Support Group does and his personal experience of living with epilepsy. . So please click on the link below or the headline to see the full story
Full story here