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Dementia diagnosis in primary and secondary care: policy and practice



Tuesday 12 December 2017, 9:30am - 5pm


Royal College of General Practitioners, London

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Normal, Conferences

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Tuesday 12 December, 9.30am - 5pm

Dementia diagnosis in primary and secondary care: policy and practice

Royal College of General Practitioners HQ, 30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB

Confirmed speakers:

  • Professor Alistair Burns - National Clinical Director for Dementia and Older People's Mental Health for NHS England
  • Kevin Mullins - Head of Mental Health for NHS England
  • Dr George Savva - The prevelance, causes and consequences of undiagnosed dementia in primary care (CADDY)
  • Prof Chris Fox - Diagnosis and acute settings: a match made by necessity? (PERFECTED)
  • Dr Jane Fleming - Dementia case-finding in acute hospitals: impact on care for people with dementia (CASCADE)
  • Prof Fiona Polan - Assessment for dementia: the patient perspective (PRIDE)

Who should attend?

Healthcare and research commissioners, policy-makers, patient representatives, primary and secondary care practitioners, researchers and others working towards timely dementia diagnosis for all.

Key areas for discussion:

  • What are the key barriers to diagnosis in primary care?
  • Who has undiagnosed dementia?
  • What makes a good and timely dementia diagnosis?
  • What are the personal, social, health and economic impacts of diagnosis?
  • Are current strategies effective, practicable and of benefit to patients and carers?
  • What should the future dementia diagnosis strategy look like?

For registration and enquiries, contact Clare Aldus or call 01603 597057.