Epilepsy Specialist Nurse
Emma Ninnis trained at Great Ormond Street Hospital from 2002 onwards, obtaining a BSc Honours degree in Children’s nursing from London Southbank University. Upon graduation in 2005 she specialised in the care of children and young people with complex neurological conditions, including complex epilepsy. Emma was previously a senior staff nurse on the 24 bedded Neurosciences unit at Great Ormond Street, where she gained experience in the management of children with epilepsy and epilepsy patients undergoing investigation and proceeding to epilepsy surgery. In 2014 she was appointed as Clinical Nurse Specialist with the complex Epilepsy team. She has particular interests in the teenage issues young people face with epilepsy, for which she has been involved in developing face to face contact individually, teenage drop in clinics, interactive workshops for the teen and parent and age appropriate information leaflets.