This quality standard covers diagnosing and managing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults, young people and children (aged 3 and over). It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Keeping quality standards up to date

We checked this quality standard in 2016. The source guidance on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is currently being updated and we are assessing what changes will need to be made to the quality standard.

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