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Epilepsy in adults [QS26]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Statement: 9

Young people with epilepsy have an agreed transition period during which their continuing epilepsy care is reviewed jointly by paediatric and adult services.

Quality standard measure: Evidence of local arrangements for young people with epilepsy to have an agreed transition period during which their continuing epilepsy care is reviewed jointly by paediatric and adult services.
What was measured: Units that provide a handover clinic (a clinic where a young people ‘leaves the paediatric service and joins an adult service’ and comprises both adult and paediatric health professionals)
Data collection end: January 2014
38%
Number that met the criteria: 71 / 186
Area covered: National
Source: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. Epilepsy12 national report.



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