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SIGN Guidelines

The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) writes guidelines which give advice to people who work in the health service and patients about the best tests and treatments that are available. These guidelines are based on up to date medical evidence:

SIGN Booklet

The new SIGN booklet for parents and carers of children and young people who have epilepsy

The booklet will help to make you aware of tests and treatments that your child should expect to receive from the NHS.

Download the pdf.




SIGN 143 – Diagnosis and management of epilepsy in adults

In Scotland there are 55,000 people with active epilepsy which means that 1 in 97 of the population is affected.