Tag Archives: David Behan (Director General for Social Care)

Local Healthwatch Policy (Department of Health, Modernisation of Health and Care)

Summary The new patients’ rights group is called Healthwatch.  The Department of Health has produced a document to explain the Government’s vision for local Healthwatch. This document is for everyone with an interest in local Healthwatch organisations across the NHS and social care system (which … Continue reading

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NHS Memory Services Receive £10 Million to Improve Dementia Care (NHS Information Centre / Department of Health)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 3, October 2011]. Summary Early diagnosis and intervention for dementia is one of the Government’s four key priorities for improving dementia care. The NHS … Continue reading

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