Implementation of the NICE guideline on ADHD in adults
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) was established in 1999 with the aim of ensuring high quality care from the NHS and equal access to medical treatments for everyone living in England and Wales. Clinical guidelines are recommendations published by NICE on the appropriate evidence-based treatments and care, within the NHS, of people with specific diseases and conditions. Treatments have to be shown to be cost-effective, but the guidelines also aim to improve the quality of healthcare.
ADHD in practice 2011; 3(2): 8–9
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