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Developments in Dementia Research: From the Horses’ Mouths (NHS England / NIHR)

Summary Professor Alistair Burns (NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Dementia and Older Peoples’ Mental Health), and Professor Martin Rossor (NIHR National Director for Dementia Research), discuss current issues and new approaches in dementia research, touching briefly upon some of … 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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Alistair Burns Reviews Current Position on Dementia and G8 Dementia Summit (Department of Health / Dementia Challenge)

Summary Alistair Burns, National Clinical Director for Dementia from NHS England, talks about the current position on dementia, including dementia research and dementia friendly communities. Read more and view the video: The current position on dementia and the G8 dementia summit – Alistair … Continue reading

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Provision of Memory Services (National Audit of Dementia Services)

Summary Alistair Burns, National Clinical Director for Dementia, has written a follow-up letter about the data collection exercise, now underway, concerning the establishment of memory services. This initiative is part of the National Audit of Dementia Services being undertaken by the NHS Information Centre … Continue reading

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Establishment of Memory Services (National Audit of Dementia Services)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 10, May 2011]. Summary Alistair Burns, National Clinical Director for Dementia, has  written a letter notifying PCT Medical Directors of the proposed data  collection … Continue reading

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Making Sense: Working in Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in General Hospitals (RCN)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 12, July 2011]. Summary The Royal College of Nursing and St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are jointly holding a one-day event … Continue reading

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