Tag Archives: Liberal Democrat Former Health Minister Paul Burstow

Housing With Care to Promote Independent Living (BBC News / Demos / Age UK)

Summary Paul Burstow, the former Care Services Minister, has proposed that surplus NHS land could be used for building dedicated housing for older people. This is just one of a number of suggestions to encourage investment in extra care housing … Continue reading

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Three Million Lives to be Improved by High Technology Health Project (Department of Health, National News Distribution Service)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 7, February 2012]. Summary Three million lives could be improved across England by using new high-tech healthcare. After seeing the technology in practice in Cornwall on … Continue reading

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Ministerial Group on Dementia Research: Headline Report (Department of Health)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 1, August 2011]. Summary The Ministerial Advisory Group on Dementia Research (chaired by Minister of State for Care Services, Paul Burstow MP) has laboured … Continue reading

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Survey of London Doctors: a Warning About NHS Dementia Demand (ippr)

Abstract Research by the think-tank the Institute for Public Policy Research (ippr) indicates that about one third of GPs are unable to diagnose dementia or to provide sufficient help for sufferers. Editor’s Note: Are GPs aware of the free online training available? Officially, … Continue reading

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