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ADHD Doctors

How long will I have to wait for a referral?

From the point of a referral being received, it can take up to 12 months for the entire assessment process. Following this, an appointment will be offered. 

Please note your child is being assessed for ADHD so there is no surety that they will have an ADHD diagnosis. 

Who can refer my child for ADHD assessment?

GP, schools, any other professional. Referrals will not be accepted by parents/carers.

I need a repeat prescription for my child, what do I do?

Prescription requests can be made to the ADHD team by calling 0121 4663425.

Calls will be accepted on Mondays and Thursdays between 9am – 3pm with the exception of bank holiday Mondays, where we will accept a request on following Tuesday. 

I have received a school report in the post what do I do with this?

We send school reports to the parent/carer to ensure this goes to the current/correct school your child attends, if your child does not attend school please contact ADHD team.

My child is at risk of exclusion, what do I do?

Contact SENDIASS by calling 0121 303 5004 or email sendiass@birmingham.gov.uk  

My child has been excluded, what do I do?

Contact the Birmingham schools exclusion team by calling 0121 303 2688 or 0121 464 2685

I need help and support now, what can I do?

If you feel you need support, other agencies and information is available. Click here for more information.

* Please contact your GP, dial 111 or encase of urgent need or emergency dial 999*