Regional Groups

ESNA is the national representative body for epilepsy nurses working in the UK and Ireland.  It works closely with regional groups throughout the country. Some of these groups are independent of ESNA and have their own governance arrangements and operational policies.

Eastern Group

Contact: Lisa Pedder-Smith

Email: [email protected]

Eastern Group
North East


Christine Bennett

Tel: 01482 886518

Email: [email protected]

North West ESNA Locality Group

Covers the North West of England, including, Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Cumbria, Cheshire, Lancashire and some members from Staffordshire.

Co-ordinator: Carrie Burke

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 0161 206 2951


Covers Milton Keynes, Oxford, Birmingham, Coventry, Northampton.


Midlands Regional Group

Contact: Fiona Hughes, Clinical Nurse Specialist

Epilepsy Nurse Specialist Office

Ward  15, Phase 2

Victoria Hospital Kirkcaldy

Hayfield Road


Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Tel: 01592 643355  Ext: 21440   Mobile: 07557481350

Email: [email protected]

Scotland Epilepsy Nurses Group
South East

Covers London, Kent, Oxfordshire, East & West Sussex, Hampshire, Berkshire & Buckinghamshire

Coordinator: Sally-Ann Remnant, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Epilepsy

Email: [email protected]

SWENG – South West Epilepsy Nurses Group

Covers South West of England including Cornwall, Devon and Somerset. The group meets 4 times a year in the Exeter area.  Meetings can be attended by members and non-members of ESNA.

Contact: Teresa Smith

Tel: 01823 342133           

Email: [email protected]

South West Epilepsy Nurses Group (SWENG)
Welsh Epilepsy Nurses (WEN)

Chair: Malisa Pierri

Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist

Alan Richens Unit / Welsh Epilepsy Centre

University Hospital of Wales

Heath Parc


CF14 4XW

Tel: 029 20 745066           

Email: [email protected]

Secretary: Christine Hanson

Clinical Nurse Specialist in Epilepsy

ABMU Health Board

Tresesder Way




Tel: 02920 564457 ext. 4              

Email: [email protected]

Wessex Epilepsy Nurses Forum (WENF)

Covers Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Wiltshire, Berkshire

Contact: Michelle Knight

Email: [email protected]

Wessex Epilepsy Nurses Group (WENF)