Letters Dementia follow-up

Memory clinics and primary care: not a question of either/or

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e4286 (Published 25 June 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e4286
  1. David Jolley, honorary reader in old age psychiatry1,
  2. Ian Greaves, general practitioner2,
  3. Michael Clark, research programme manager3
  1. 1Personal Social Services Research Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
  2. 2Gnosall Health Centre, Gnosall, UK
  3. 3Personal Social Services Research Unit, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
  1. david.jolley{at}manchester.ac.uk

Meeuwsen and colleagues’ finding that the usual care provided within Dutch general practice for people with dementia is at least as effective as that provided by secondary care memory clinics is encouraging.1

The Gnosall model takes specialist skills that are usually tied into a secondary care clinic out to the …

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