What The William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre offers to patients with epilepsy:

  • Establish and substantiate diagnosis of epilepsy
  • Initiate optimal pharmacotherapy for epilepsy
  • Withdraw sub-optimal pharmacotherapy in a safe in-patient setting
  • Rationalise pharmacotherapy
  • Promptly deal with adverse effects of medications
  • Address psychological and cognitive issues by the centre’s psychology service
  • Identify and address behavioural issues in patients with epilepsy with or without learning difficulties
  • Provide simultaneous multi-disciplinary care with input from neurologists, neurophysiologists, nurses, psychologists and support staff

What The William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre offers patients with psychogenic non-epileptic seizures PNES:

  • Establish and substantiate the diagnosis of PNES
  • Ensure safe withdrawal of anti-epilepsy medications
  • Identify and address psychological, cognitive and behavioural issues
  • Initiate psychological therapy
  • Establish clear strategies for management of patients’ PNES in the community and minimisation of unnecessary utilisation of health care resources in the community and in hospitals.