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CQC finds prescriptions for ADHD go up by 50%

An increasing number of children in England are being prescribed drugs for hyperactivity, according to the health care regulator.

The Care Quality Commission says prescriptions issued for drugs treating ADHD - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - have gone up by 50% in six years.

Branwen Jeffreys reports.

  • 13 Aug 2013
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