Accomplish backs NHSE initiative to stop overmedication

Specialist support provider Accomplish has pledged its backing to an NHS England (NHSE) initiative to crack down on the overmedication of people with learning disabilities and autism. NHSE launched a campaign last year after Public Health England estimated that around 35,000 adults with learning disabilities or autism are prescribed antipsychotics and antidepressants without clinical justification….

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Deven Pamben has more than 15 years’ experience as a journalist, working on newspapers, trade magazines and online publications. A Criminology graduate, Deven worked for Hertfordshire Constabulary before becoming a journalist. He began his journalism career at a local newspaper in Hertfordshire before moving into trade magazines in permanent roles or as a freelancer. Titles he has reported and edited on include Law Society Gazette, Harpers Wine and Spirit, and Health Club Management. Deven has also written travel features for the Sunday People, and spent two years working in Beijing for the official press agency of the People’s Republic of China.