Written Answers - Department of Health: Dementia (12 Feb 2016)

Discussion in 'Dementia-related news and campaigns' started by jimbo 111, Feb 15, 2016.

  1. jimbo 111

    jimbo 111 Registered User

    Jan 23, 2009
    5,080
    North Bucks
    dementia : 1 Written Answer
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    Written Answers - Department of Health: Dementia (12 Feb 2016)
    http://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?id=2016-02-04.25961.h&s=dementia#g25961.r0
    Jane Ellison: Information available in the Quality and Outcomes
    Framework (QOF), published by the Health and Social Care Information, on
    the number of people with *dementia* has been collected since 2006/07.
    Information is collected at National Health Service organisation level,
    and not constituency level.
    Data on the number of people with
    *dementia* in the East Sussex Downs and Weald Primary Care Trust, the...
     
  2. Otiruz

    Otiruz Registered User

    Nov 28, 2015
    255
    Kent
    Thank you Jimbo - it is possibly what we all thought, but seeing the numbers increasing at the rate they are is alarming. Is the NHS better at diagnosing dementia or is the disease more prevalent due to external factors I wonder?
     

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