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Campaign to reduce over prescribing extended to children and young people

STOMP-STAMP initiative aims to prevent the over use of antipsychotic prescribing

STOMP-STAMP initiative aims to prevent the over use of antipsychotic prescribing

The Stopping Over-Medication of People with Learning Disability, Autism or Both (STOMP) campaign has been extended to include children, young people and their families.

Supporting Treatment and Appropriate Medication in Paediatrics (STAMP) is to be run in conjunction with the adult programme and will be known as STOMP-STAMP.

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The extended initiative was launched by NHS England and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. The aim is to prevent the over use of antipsychotic prescribing for children and young people, as well as for adults.

For more on STOMP, watch this video by drama and music group MiXiT:

 

 

 

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