Dementia Diagnosis and Care in England: Learning from CCGs (NHS England and NHS Improving Quality)

Summary

This report presents the findings from visits to Clinical Commissioning Groups(CCGs) led by Alistair Burns (National Clinical Director for Dementia at NHS England) with help from NHS Improving Quality. A national picture is emerging, concerning what is working well in improving timely diagnosis of dementia and post-diagnostic support. The report addresses various challenges encountered by CCGs and attempts to discern the common underlying factors which may influence performance on improving local diagnosis rates.

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Reference

Burns, A. [and] Wilkinson, A. (2014). Dementia diagnosis and care in England: learning from clinical commissioning groups. Leeds: NHS England and NHS Improving Quality, April 8th 2014.

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 12, July 2014].

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