ADHD & ASD Service (Children and Young People) - NHFT

Type of service:
Health Services
c/o Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, St Mary’s Hospital, London Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN15 7PW
Telephone number:
01536 452400
Mobile number:
0800 170 7055
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Service description:

The Children & Young People’s ADHD & ASD Service is for secondary school aged children across Northamptonshire and all children from the north of Northamptonshire. This team of highly-skilled professionals includes psychiatrists, psychologists, and specialist nurses. They strive to improve the quality-of-life of service-users and families in a number of ways, and offer detailed diagnostic assessments for:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Post diagnosis psycho-education for children, young people and their families
  • Some specific parent based interventions during the assessment process if appropriate
  • Medication management for children diagnosed with ADHD
  • Consultation, advice and training for professionals

Referral Routes:

The service accepts referrals via the Children and Young People’s Referral Management Centre (RMC). Referrals can be made by any professional who is working with a child, young person, and their families. Completed referrals must include both the school part (Word 172KB) and the parent part (Word 160KB). These forms must be completed electronically - do not scan and upload forms that have been completed by hand.

In some cases (such as if a child or young person is home-schooled), we would advise you contact a relevant professional (such as a GP or social worker) who may contact the service to book a consultation slot to discuss referral.

Please note: referrals for primary school aged children from the south of the county will go via the Referral Management Centre (RMC) to the paediatricians at Northampton General Hospital (NGH). Pre-school age children will also go to via RMC to be seen by Community Paediatricians.

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Age range:
5 years - 18 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - School (5-18)
Referral route:
  • G.P or health referral
  • Referral management centre (RMC)
  • School referral
  • Social Care
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