Even with the dates stated, it may take time for supplies to reach the front line.

  • The stock situation remains fluid so please do speak to patients to understand their current supply.
  • The national advice is not to start new patients on any affected products until the supply situation resolves.
  • Non-pharmacological advice and coping strategies can be suggested to patients who are impacted by the supply disruption, the specialist services will have expertise in this area.

We appreciate that the supply disruption is causing anxiety for patients and their families, and remind you that NHS Kent and Medway has set up a non-clinical helpline for patients who would like more information on the supply disruption (01634 335095 option 3 then option 3, ADHD Medicine Shortages).