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Dementia project pays out £50 million

July 26, 2013
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing Jeremy Hunt, dementia

Over a hundred hospitals and care homes across England have been awarded a share of a £50million fund to help …

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Dementia rates declining in UK

July 17, 2013
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Alzheimer's, UK, brain, dementia

A new study has found that the rate of dementia in Britain has decreased over the past two decades, contrary …

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Janssen launches dementia prize

February 15, 2013
Sales and Marketing Hunt, Janssen, NHS, dementia

Janssen has joined forces with the NHS to launch a scheme to financially reward solutions which can help the lives …

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Government showcases dementia research

October 11, 2012
Sales and Marketing Cameron, DH, UK, dementia

The government is attempting to encourage international organisations to help the UK’s efforts to find better treatments for dementia. An …

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MPs warn of dementia delays

July 3, 2012
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing APPG, Alzheimer's, dementia, government

Patients with dementia are facing huge delays in their diagnosis and treatment according to a group of MPs and peers. …

UK government launches new dementia programme

March 26, 2012
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing Alzheimer's, Cameron, UK, dementia

The government has signalled its intention to boost dementia funding and awareness with its new ‘challenge on dementia’ campaign.  In …

UK dementia awareness campaign launched

March 11, 2011
Medical Communications dementia, disease awareness, disease awareness campaigns, stroke

The Department of Health has launched a £1.2 million awareness campaign which aims to alert people to the early signs …

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Digital Pharma: UK’s online dementia mentors

October 26, 2010
Medical Communications Alzheimer's disease, Comprehensive Spending Review, Digital Pharma blog, dementia, patient education

The Department of Health is looking for hundreds of people to become online dementia mentors as part of it ongoing …

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Awareness push for dementia

March 3, 2010
dementia, disease awareness campaigns

The government’s offensive on dementia has continued with a new awareness campaign called Living Well, which aims to break down …

Government ups the ante in dementia research

February 26, 2010
Research and Development Alzheimer's, dementia

The government has attempted to ‘up the ante’ in dementia research by convening a ministerial group comprising charities, scientists, research …

National clinical directors appointed

January 26, 2010
NHS, UK, appointment, dementia, elderly, liver disease

A trio of national clinical directors, whose areas of influence cover dementia, older people and liver disease, have been appointed …

NICE dementia guidelines not being followed

January 15, 2010
NHS, NHS trusts, NICE, dementia

Few NHS trusts are following NICE’s 2006 guidelines on dementia, according central government auditor the National Audit Office. A NAO …

Boost for dementia research

November 9, 2009
Alzheimer's, dementia

More funding will be made available for dementia research as a new ministerial group is created to champion the issue, …

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