You can now review and comment on this draft guideline.

The consultation closes on 18 October 2017 at 5pm

How to comment

1. Register your organisation

Your organisation needs to be registered as a stakeholder before we can accept comments.

Not eligible? Contact the Stakeholder organisation that most closely represents your interests and pass your comments to them.

2. Read the consultation documents

Documents to comment on:


1 - Evidence review A: risk Factors  4 - Evidence review D: pharmacological safety 7 - Evidence review G: adherence to treatment
2 - Evidence review B: information and support for people with ADHD  5 - Evidence review E: non-pharmacological efficacy and adverse events 8 - Evidence review H: managing treatment
3 - Evidence review C: pharmacological efficacy and sequencing 6 - Evidence review F: combination treatment 9 - Evidence review I: withdrawal and drug holidays

Other information about the consultation

If you want to review the economic models, please see 5. Economic models below and fill in the confidentiality form. 

3. Add your comments

  • You must use this comments form.
  • You must declare any links with, or funding from, the tobacco industry

If you share similar views with another organisation, send a joint response.

Make sure you consider:

  • The areas that will have the biggest impact on practice and be challenging to implement
  • How to help users overcome challenges

Developing NICE guidelines: how to get involved suggests some other areas to comment on.

4. Email the form to us


Deadline: 18 October 2017 at 5pm

5. Economic model

The Developer has produced economic models  to support the guideline on Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (update). To receive an executable version of the models, please submit a request to, with a signed copy of the confidentiality acknowledgement and undertaking form.

We will then send you a link to an executable version of the economic models by email. The deadline for returning your comments is the same as for the guideline consultation: 5pm on 18 October 2017.

Please note: 

  • Economic models and their contents are confidential and are protected by intellectual property rights. They can only be used to inform your understanding of the guideline. They should not be used to inform the development of other economic models, and should not be re-run except to test reliability.

As set out on the confidentiality form:

  • Models and their contents should only be shown to people in your organisation who need to see them to help you respond to the guideline consultation.
  • You must ensure that anyone you show the files to understands that they are bound by the terms of the confidentiality acknowledgment and undertaking form.
  • You must not copy the files, and must delete them from your records on publication of the guideline.
  • You should not publish the models in whole or in part, or use them for any purpose other than participating in the consultation process.