Jen Lewis-Neill is a qualified and experienced mental health nurse having qualified in 2006. She works as a specialist in both paediatric and adult ADHD. Jen has a lot of experience of setting up and delivering ADHD services, and she created two of the largest and most successful NHS ADHD services in the North West of England.
Jen is recognised within ADHD psychiatry as clinical expert especially regarding the design and clinical leadership of services. As an Independent Nurse Prescriber Jen specialises in the appropriate and safe use of medications for amongst other conditions, ADHD. She has a passion for making sure her patients get the right treatment at the right time and is an acclaimed expert in the use of medicines for ADHD.
Jen has worked nationally providing guidance for other doctors and nurses, delivering lectures on evidence based treatment and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) ADHD Guidelines. Jen was a member of the committee that delivered the recently updated ADHD Guideline and continues to work with NICE as a consultant for implementation advice and as a clinical advisor. Jen has worked as a consultant for Edge Hill University, advising on module content for their Masters in Child Health and Wellbeing. Jen has a specialist interest in holistic approaches to wellbeing and a strong ethos on treating families; this comes from her training in family therapy and attachment while working as a specialist nurse in child and adolescent mental health teams.