Tag Archives: Global Envoy for Dementia Innovation

World Dementia Council: Statement of Purpose (Department of Health / Dementia Challenge / World Dementia Council)

Summary The World Dementia Council have published their Statement of Purpose, explaining the council’s aims and how they intend these to be achieved. The main thrust is to help deliver accurate and early diagnosis, more effective treatments and better care … Continue reading

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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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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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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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