The Neurological Alliance’s latest report provides a round-up of estimates for the prevalence of a range of neurological disorders. There are about 14.7 million neurological cases (one in six people) in the UK, and yet:
“ …the NHS Long Term Plan did not mention the word neurology [explicitly]”.
This report touches upon premature mortality, hospital admissions, length of stay, health inequalities and the potential for commissioning aimed at more integrated care for people living with neurological conditions.
Neuro Numbers 2019. London: Neurological Alliance, March 2019.