Tag Archives: Paul Burstow (Liberal Democrat, Former Health Minister)

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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Use of Antipsychotic Drugs for People with Dementia: Revisited

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 12, July 2011]. Abstract The Dementia Action Alliance – representing more than 50 health and social care organisations – has called for renewed action … 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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