ADHD Assessment & Treatment Service

Closed 6 Nov 2019

Opened 6 Nov 2019

Feedback Updated 17 Jul 2020

We Asked

To redesign the 5­16 year’s assessment and treatment service for ADHD and ensure it is able to meet need / prevalence and to develop a plan to ensure that those currently waiting for assessment and treatment receive a timely service.

You Said

  • Reduce the current waiting list for assessment and treatment for ADHD receive a timely service
  • Streamline the process for ADHD diagnosis and treatment
  • Improve information on ADHD services for children, young people and families

We Did

  • Recruited a temporary consultant Paediatrician to provide short term support (6 month post) who will provide extra ADHD clinics.
  • Stockport FT has been providing some additional clinics and waiting times have improved.
  • A new ADHD patient information leaflet has been drafted. This has been shared with parents groups who have commented on it. We aim to finalise the leaflet in January 2020.

Overview

A review of the assessment and treatment service for ADHD. 

Why We Are Consulting

To ensure it is able to meet need / prevalence and to develop a plan to ensure that those currently waiting for assessment and treatment receive a timely service.

What Happens Next

  • Recruited a temporary consultant Paediatrician to provide short term support (6 month post) who will provide extra ADHD clinics.
  • Stockport FT has been providing some additional clinics and waiting times have improved.
  • A new ADHD patient information leaflet has been drafted. This has been shared with parents groups who have commented on it. We aim to finalise the leaflet in January 2020.

Areas

  • All Areas

Audiences

  • Families

Interests

  • Children's Health