Treat epilepsy as a chronic disease, GPs urged

GPs are being encouraged to use MBS chronic disease management items to help them take on a greater role in the long-term management of patients with epilepsy.

A new website called the eGP website has been developed as an epilepsy management resource by Dr Rosey Panelli, a former epilepsy researcher-turned GP practice manager in Seymour, Victoria.

The website aims to show GPs the many untapped resources at their disposal to help them provide enhanced care for epilepsy patients, including the ability to claim MBS