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Death again highlights urgent quality epilepsy training in the NHS

Connor Sparrowhawk’s tragic death again highlights the need for urgent need for epilepsy training where people with learning disability are being cared for.

The list of failings in the care of Connor Sparrowhawk makes for upsetting reading. Connor, who had autism, a learning disability and epilepsy, died on July 4, 2013 after being found unconscious in the bath on the Short Term Assessment and Treatment Team (STATT) unit at Slade House in Headington,

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