If you want an assessment for ADHD through the NHS you will need to ask your GP to refer you to a psychiatrist. It may make it easier if you make an appointment to see Sally Agobiani first. She is a Disability Advisor and she can carry out a free screening to see if you are ‘at risk’ of ADHD. She can also discuss with you any concerns you have. You can then take the results of the screening to your GP appointment. An appointment with Sally can be made through the Learning Gateway reception.
There are two private psychiatrists offering ADHD assessments at around £260 for the initial assessment. You will still need a GP referral however.
The contact details for the private psychiatrists are as follows:
Nuffield Health Plymouth Hospital, Derriford Road, Plymouth, PL6 8BG
Dr Anne St Aubin Roberts’ secretary Julie: 07913 962830, fax 01752 492525
Dr Simone England’s secretary Jo: 07870 567388, fax 0121 345 0921