Dementia

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 12th July 2018.

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Photo of Rehman Chishti Rehman Chishti Vice-Chair, Conservative Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what proportion of adults in (a) Medway and (b) England have been diagnosed with dementia in each of the last five years.

Photo of Caroline Dinenage Caroline Dinenage Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

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Information on the number of patients recorded as having a diagnosis of dementia on the practice dementia register, the total number of registered patients and the estimated dementia prevalence rate for England and NHS Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) for the last five years and is shown in the following tables.

Number of patients on the dementia register, the number of registered patients and prevalence, England. 2012/13 to 2016/17

2016/17

2015/16

2014/15

2013/14

2012/13

Registered patients

58,029,147

56,458,662

56,817,654

56,324,887

56,012,096

Patients on the dementia register

443,839

428,343

419,073

348,973

318,669

Prevalence

0.76

0.76

0.74

0.62

0.57

Number of patients on the dementia register, the number of registered patients and prevalence, NHS Medway CCG. 2012/13 to 2016/17

2016/17

2015/16

2014/15

2013/14

2012/13

Registered patients

294,834

292,050

291,501

290,818

284,552

Patients on the dementia register

1,609

1,674

1,597

1,377

1,332

Prevalence

0.55

0.57

0.55

0.47

0.47

Sources: NHS Digital. Quality and Outcomes Framework data collection.

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