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Children's Epilepsy Service - East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen


The Childrens Epilepsy Service is a team of Doctors and Specialist Nurses who guide, support and advice children/ young people and their families  within Blackburn and Darwen and East Lancashire. The core Team comprises of:

  • Three Consultant Paediatricians with a special interest in Epilepsy
  • Two specialist  Nurses
  • Administrative assistant

We have close links with colleagues in the Adult Epilepsy Service which is based at The Royal Preston Hospital  and have established a nurse led Child/ young person /Adult Transition clinic on The Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital site.

The service supports a childhood/young people population across, Blackburn with Darwen, Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale, Hyndburn and the Ribble Valley with an age range of 0-19. We currently have over 630 registered patients within our service.  

Address and contact information

Children's Epilepsy service, Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, BB2 3HH
Contact Name
Children's Epilepsy Team
01254 733384

The team is based within The Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital and we run weekly clinics on a Monday alternating mornings and afternoons across Royal Blackburn and Burnley General Teaching Hospitals sites.

The two specialist nurses are based at The Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital site and can be contacted between the hours of 8am -4.30pm Monday to Friday.

01254 733384

Local Offer

Local Offer Age Bands
0-4 years old
5-11 years old
11-16 years old
16-19 years old
19-25 years old