dementia : 1 Written Answer _1 Commons debate

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  1. jimbo 111

    jimbo 111 Registered User

    Jan 23, 2009
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    North Bucks
    dementia : 1 Commons debate
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    Royal Assent: Mental Health and Well-being of Londoners (12 Feb 2015)
    http://www.theyworkforyou.com/debates/?id=2015-02-12a.1023.0&s=dementia#g1043.2
    Jane Ellison: ...100% during the period the audit was undertaken, which
    was September to November 2014. London's CCGs are committed to
    delivering the IAPT access and recovery targets for 2014-15.
    Additionally, the hon. Lady's CCG, City and Hackney, is using a range of
    alliances-I was interested to hear about this-across CAMHS,
    psychological therapies, *dementia*, primary care and...

    dementia : 1 Written Answer
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    Written Answers - Department of Health: Strokes (12 Feb 2015)
    http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2015-02-09.223831.h&s=dementia#g223831.r0
    George Freeman: The report published by the Stroke Association compares
    research spend in four disease areas (stroke, cancer, coronary heart
    disease and *dementia*) by governmental organisations and charities.
    The usual practice of the two main public funders of health research -
    the Department's National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and the
    Medical Research Council (MRC) - is not to...
     
  2. Karjo

    Karjo Registered User

    Jan 11, 2012
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    I thought a lot more was being put in to dementia research but it seems not. As terrible as cancer is dementia I think is so much more devastating, and does not only affect the elderly. Why so little into dementia when it destroys so many lives and has the potential to wreak havoc on so many people in this country? Why are they saying there is rhis huge increase in spending on research when in comparison there is not?
     

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