Give all GPs greater role in ADHD diagnosis and prescribing: Senate inquiry

The committee also recommends uniform prescribing rules to ensure consistency across all states and territories.
Dr Nicole Higgins
Dr Nicole Higgins.

GPs should be able to diagnose and manage patients with ADHD, and psychostimulant prescribing rules should be nationally consistent, a twice-delayed Senate report recommends. 

In a 304-page report tabled on Monday night, Senators said they were “persuaded” by calls for GPs to play a greater role in ADHD management.