Monthly Archives: September 2012

NICE Pathways for NICE Guidance

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary NICE Pathways is an online tool which brings together summaries of selected NICE guidelines, and related information, … Continue reading

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Change of Name to “Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence” Newsletter

[The changes mentioned in this item appear in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Announcement From early October 2012 the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust newsletter “Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter” will be re-branded … Continue reading

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Elements of Care for Patients with a Diagnosis of Dementia (York Health Economics Consortium)

Summary This rapid review, dated 2009, examined systematic reviews, guidelines, primary studies and cost-effectiveness analyses for evidence concerning interventions for patients in acute care suffering from dementia. This horizon scanning study was performed at the very early stages, and before … Continue reading

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Patient-Level Costing and Efficiency Savings? (Nuffield Trust)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary This Nuffield Trust report suggests many hospitals in England are unable to track costs, often due to … Continue reading

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Pharmacy Led Reviews of Anti-Psychotic Prescribing for People with Dementia (BMC Psychiatry)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary Antipsychotics prescribed for people with dementia are associated with approximately 1800 excess deaths in the UK … Continue reading

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Measuring National Wellbeing (House of Commons Library)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary There is an increasing interest worldwide in measuring and monitoring wellbeing, whether at the individual, social … Continue reading

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The Impact of Social Care Funding on the NHS (NHS Confederation)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary In this briefing report entitled “Papering Over the Cracks” the NHS Confederation has issued a warning … Continue reading

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