Letters New dementia targets for GPs

Post-diagnostic support services should be included in new dementia targets

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f5509 (Published 10 September 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f5509
  1. Aashish Tagore, SpR old age psychiatry1
  1. 1Mersey Deanery, Liverpool L3 4BL, UK
  1. aashishtagore{at}hotmail.com

The proposal from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence that the Quality and Outcomes Framework increase the detection rate and follow-up of dementia is laudable.1 However, one crucial aspect has been overlooked, yet again.

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