Tag Archives: NHS Area Teams (ATs)

Dementia Ambassadors: New Help For GPs and Patients (NHS England)

Summary NHS England has appointed seven clinical experts in dementia, or “dementia ambassadors”, to offer one-to-one support for CCGs and GP-led local health committees. These seven ambassadors are to be based in London, the south, the north, the midlands, and … Continue reading

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Dementia Data Extraction Process Revised (HSCIC)

Summary The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) has introduced a different sign-up process concerning automated data extraction for the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) and enhanced services. The QOF subset 2014-15 dementia extraction supports the Prime Ministerial challenge … Continue reading

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Dementia Diagnosis Rates in England Increase (BBC News / HSCIC)

Summary NHS England has a commitment to increase the dementia diagnosis rates in England to 67% by March 2015; one of the targets from the “Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia” (March 2012) was that two-thirds of people with dementia should … Continue reading

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