Health Improvement Scotland logoThe William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre has once again received a glowing report from Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) following an unannounced inspection.

The state-of-the-art centre, which is one of the leading epilepsy facilities in Europe, received ‘Very Good’ ratings in all five categories of the inspection: Quality of Information, Quality of Care and Support, Quality of Environment, Quality of Staffing, and Quality of Management and leadership.

Read more: William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre scores highly in unannounced inspection

Action for Sick Children Scotland (ASCS) is proactive in its work to improve healthcare services for children in Scotland. Jean A Davies, Clinical Nurse Manager Paediatrics, NHS Ayrshire & Arran highlights a successful, collaborative approach taken by ASCS, The William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre (WQSEC) and NHS Ayrshire & Arran to share good practice in relation to safe, effective person centred care for young people in Scotland.

Read more: ASCS article - Appropriate Care for Children and Young People in all Hospital Settings

James Anderson, Principal Clinical Psychologist at The William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre, recently published an article entitled Healthcare resource utilization after medium-term residential assessment for epilepsy and psychogenic nonepileptic seizures.

Read more: WQSEC Psychologist James Anderson publishes research paper

Head of Epilepsy Service Gerard Gahagan recently wrote a viewpoint for Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland.

Read more: Viewpoint: Partnership Working and the Future of Neurological Services

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Herald News

Quarriers recently ran a supplement in The Herald, within it there was an article on Epilepsy and the Scottish Epilepsy Centre. Click here to view the pdf file.

Patient Participation

Our Patient Participation Strategy is now available online in both standard and Easy Read formats.

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