Help in a crisis during Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may be changes in the way some of our services work. Contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.

Visiting: Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit. 

If you need help in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact your GP or visit NHS 111

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or suspected stroke.

Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Clinic

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental condition characterised by symptoms of inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity. For a diagnosis, the difficulties associated with ADHD must interfere significantly with an individual's functioning. As a result, ADHD is linked to a variety of difficulties related to academic performance, employment and interpersonal relationships. Additional mental health problems and substance misuse can also be common and require additional support.


The condition develops in childhood but the majority continue to have ADHD as adults. Around 2.5% of the general adult population have ADHD. In childhood more boys than girls are diagnosed with ADHD, whereas in adulthood this tends to be more balanced.

Accessing our services

The Adult ADHD Clinic is accessed via secondary mental health care services within the Trust. We are unable to accept GP or self-referrals and cannot accept referrals from outside Nottinghamshire.

The clinic offers diagnostic assessment, consultation regarding treatment options, and short term psychological support.

Service opening hours

9am till 5pm, two Thursdays per calendar month.

Lead clinician

Professor Chris Hollis, Consultant Psychiatrist 

Contact and find us

Adult ADHD Clinic
Developmental Neuropsychiatry
E Floor, South Block
Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham

Tel: 0115 823 0269


We work in partnership with the Nottingham Recovery College to offer a course for adults with, or suspected of having ADHD, called ‘Living well with Adult ADHD’. For further information visit the Nottingham Recovery College or call 0115 956 0827.

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