All health care systems are challenged by the increasing prevalence of chronic diseases. Epilepsy is a spectrum of disorders that are chronic in nature and if poorly managed can have a significant impact on the person’s psychosocial functioning as well as their educational, vocational and occupational aspirations [1,2].Despite the body of evidence that supports the early and accurate diagnosis of epilepsy in the context of improved outcomes [3], international literature exploring people with epilepsy’s (PWE’s) experiences of healthcare identify a number of systemic problems, including geographic variation in types of services available, delays in access to specialist services, difficulties in access due to distance and transport issues, poor communication across disciplines and services, and practitioners that lack specialist knowledge and skills in the area of epilepsy [4,5,6,7,8]).

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