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Patients should be able to self-refer to ADHD and other neurodiversity services, LMCs say

BMJ 2024; 385 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.q1158 (Published 24 May 2024) Cite this as: BMJ 2024;385:q1158
  1. Tom Moberly
  1. The BMJ

Patients should be able to refer themselves directly to attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other neurodiversity services, local GP representatives have said.

BMA general practitioners committees across the UK nations will “work with and lobby” relevant stakeholders to allow patients to “self-refer to NHS ADHD and other neurodiversity services, without the requirement to consult their GP.” This comes after a motion on the matter was passed on 23 May at the annual conference of UK local medical committee …

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