Dementia: Diagnosis

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 17th June 2022.

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Photo of George Howarth George Howarth Labour, Knowsley

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 19 May 2022 to Question 1489 on Dementia Diagnosis, how many extra diagnoses he expects to be facilitated through NHS England’s funding to pilot new diagnostic approaches.

Photo of Gillian Keegan Gillian Keegan Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

NHS England and NHS Improvement have not made a formal assessment of the number of additional dementia diagnoses. Evaluation of applications to progress the pilot is underway.

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