Some NHS centres twice as likely to diagnose adults as autistic, study finds

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Landmark research suggests people have an 85% chance of positive assessment at some centres in England and 35% in others

Adults awaiting an autism diagnosis face a postcode lottery in England, with some NHS centres more than twice as likely as others to give a positive assessment of the condition.

Landmark research from University College London (UCL) suggests people have an 85% chance of being diagnosed as autistic in some centres compared with a 35% chance in others.

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