Category Archives: NHS news n’ views

UPDATE – latest on Manchester Adult ADHD Clinic

Further to the update below. The Manchester adult ADHD clinic is not accepting new referrals, except emergencies and transitions from CAMHS. I have seen a letter stating that they have so many patients that they can’t treat any more, hence … Continue reading

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Update

Yes, we’re still here – just not posting a lot. For Manchester folk – local news. Salford appears to have lost Dr Tint. I’ll post up news of any replacement or where the Salford patients are going to be referred … Continue reading

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2013 – Good or Bad?

Good! Thanks for dropping in – same time, same place next year.       More? Oh go on then. Elvanse It’s a medication that’s been around for a while in the USA where it goes under the brand name … Continue reading

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Looking For Information?

Hello If you’ve been listening to the radio and managed to find your way here then you’re in the right place. Links to follow ADDISS a general service for ADHD including conferences, training, and a bookshop. AADD-UK a website with … Continue reading

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NHS Parking Crisis

Family of man left under car park blames NHS The family of a man who lay for more than 500 years beneath a car park in Leicestershire “without once receiving medical attention” is to sue the NHS for negligence. Campaigners … Continue reading

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NHS Networks Editors Blog

News from St Humbug’s The latest report on academic and sporting achievement from the nation’s leading public school. Fifth form celebrates exam results Congratulations to the fifth form on a stunning set of results in the authorisation mock GCSEs. Eight … Continue reading

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Department of Health to be privatised

Privatised DH will compete for best policy at lowest price In the latest move aimed at creating more choice and competition in the NHS, the Department of Health is to be privatised. The new-look department, to be renamed MyHealthAgenda Plc, … Continue reading

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Manchester Clinic Opens

Good news for the north west. Manchester has it’s own adult ADHD clinic based at Manchester Royal Infirmary, which is now up and running. I’ve been down there a couple of times, once invited and a sneaky *ahem* undercover/incognito spy … Continue reading

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Health and safety failings caused great fall, says injured mans family

A council run community centre has been blamed after a man fell from a wall suffering life-threatening injuries.  The victim, a Mr Dumpty, known to friends as “Humpty”, remains in a critical condition in intensive care.  Witnesses to the accident, … Continue reading

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Healthcare Rationed!

Well there’s a surprise. It turns out that PCTs have been withholding treatment on a cost basis. This is different from not funding a particular ailment, which will affect lots of ADHDer, but it might be that some will be … Continue reading

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