Nurse advice lines

Epilepsy Nurse Advice Line

Our community epilepsy specialist nurse Sinead Murphy operates a helpline for any questions you may have about your epilepsy. This service is available for adults with epilepsy, their families and carers.

Call:

01 4554133

Sinead Murphy                                   
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Available on Monday
9.30 - 13.00

Epilepsy Ireland's transitional care information & advice line

Epilepsy Ireland's transitional care information & advice line with our specialist nurse, Yvonne Owen (01 4554133) is open every Monday from 2pm-5pm. 

The service provides epilepsy advice and support and can signpost people to appropriate services. If there is a personal health concern, you may be redirected to your GP or local epilepsy team for specific individualised advice and care.

Suitable for:

Teenagers, young adults with epilepsy, parents of adolescents with epilepsy, carers, healthcare workers looking after adolescents with epilepsy and the general public interested In the condition.

Types of queries:

  • Lifestyle issues
  • Alcohol
  • Friendships
  • School
  • Careers
  • Driving independence
  • Signposting to appropriate service
  • Concerns about going to adult healthcare
  • Access to healthcare services
  • Access to supports
  • Advice on medication

The advice line is a private and confidential way to discuss concerns. There is an exception to confidentiality: if you are under 18 and there is a issue that arises from the call that is a concern to your safety or someone else under 18 we may have to inform your parent or relevant guardian.