Understanding the dementia diagnosis gap in Norfolk and Suffolk:a survey of general practitioners

Fox, Margaret, Fox, Chris, Cruickshank, Willie, Penhale, Bridget, Poland, Fiona and Steel, Nicholas (2014) Understanding the dementia diagnosis gap in Norfolk and Suffolk:a survey of general practitioners. Quality in Primary Care, 22 (2). pp. 101-7. ISSN 1479-1072

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Abstract

The National Health Service (NHS) has announced its new target to increase the 'shockingly low dementia diagnosis rate' in England from the current level of 45% to 66% by end of March 2015. Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in England have committed to meeting this target. The Norfolk and Suffolk dementia diagnosis rate (DDR) is below the rate for England in some areas; across the CCGs included in this study, the average DDR was 39.9% with a standard deviation of 5.3.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: attitude of health personnel,dementia,general practitioners,great britain,humans,referral and consultation,state medicine
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Rehabilitation Sciences
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Health Sciences
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Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2014 12:10
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2020 23:41
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/49068
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