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Encephalitis

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Please see below for reliable medical information on Encephalitis produced by alternative providers.

NHS Choices
www.nhs.uk/conditions

Although alternative links have been selected with great care, Contact cannot accept responsibility for any inaccuracies or errors. Alternative information providers comply with the Information Standard and give details of their quality control procedures on their website, which includes review of information by a qualified medical professional.

Is there support?

Encephalitis Society

Helpline: 01653 699 599
Email: via website
www.encephalitis.info

The Society is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1087843. It provides information and support to children and adults affected by encephalitis, and their families. The Society produces a range of information resources, including Encephalitis in Children which can be downloaded from the website.

Group details last reviewed June 2018.

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