Tag Archives: G8 Dementia Summit Agreements

Summary of the G8 Dementia Summit: Global Action Against Dementia (Department of Health)

Summary This Department of Health web-based document presents a synopsis of activity at the G8 Dementia Summit held in London on December 11th 2013. It summarises agreed actions, video excerpts from some of the speeches at the event, and the … Continue reading

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Department of Health Met US Congressional Delegation About Dementia Challenge (Department of Health / Dementia Challenge)

Summary A Congressional Delegation from the United States visited the Department of Health on March 17th 2014, focusing on dementia. The aim was to develop further ways in which US and UK policymakers and healthcare leaders might work together on meeting the challenges of dementia and … Continue reading

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Chief Medical Officer Appoints Professor Rossor as NIHR National Director for Dementia Research (UCL / NIHR)

Summary Dame Sally Davies, the Chief Medical Officer, has appointed Professor Martin Rossor of the UCL Institute of Neurology as the new NIHR National Director for Dementia Research. The plan is to facilitate and support the Department of Health’s research commitments … Continue reading

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Dementia-Friendly Businesses (Department of Health / Dementia Challenge / BBC News)

Summary Over 190,000 staff from companies including Marks & Spencer, Argos, Homebase, Lloyds Bank and Lloyds Pharmacy will attend training sessions to become Dementia Friends. The idea is to be able to better understand the needs of customers with dementia … Continue reading

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World Dementia Envoy Appointed (Department of Health / Dementia Challenge)

Summary One of the outcomes of the G8 Dementia Summit in December 2013 was the creation of a Global Envoy for Dementia Innovation. Dr Dennis Gillings, a consultant to the pharmaceutical industry and founder of Quintiles, has been appointed as … Continue reading

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Jeremy Hunt: New Year Message to NHS on Holistic Care (Department of Health)

Summary Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has written a brief New Year message to NHS staff highlighting some fresh directions for 2014, including named GPs for older people and named consultants in hospitals. A key theme for the year ahead “is to find … Continue reading

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G8 Dementia Summit: Agreement Documents (Department of Health / Prime Minister’s Office)

Summary A declaration and a communique present the agreements consolidated at the G8 Dementia Summit. G8 countries have agreed: The ambition to identify a cure or therapy for dementia by 2025, with a commitment to significantly increase spending on dementia research … Continue reading

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