Dementia Diagnosis Success

When it comes diagnosing dementia, NHS Dumfries and Galloway officially ranks as one of the top performing Boards in the UK.
Recently-published figures by Alzheimer Scotland highlight that the Board is rated 11th best in the country and third best overall in terms of improvement in 2010-11.
Welcoming the results, Chief Executive Jeff Ace said: “This is an impressive achievement and is thanks to the tremendous efforts of our clinical and support teams. Improvement in effective diagnosis of dementia has been a priority for the NHS Board and is a cornerstone of our approach to managing this condition.”

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