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NHS Health Checks: Time to raise awareness about dementia

Publication date: Tuesday, 19 November 2013

The NHS Health Check is changing again. Since the beginning of April 2013, practice nurses have been expected to raise the issue of dementia when seeing patients aged 65-74. But why (I can hear you ask)? Surely we have enough to do! This article explains why dementia matters, and sets out your role in the NHS Health Check.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 10, Number 3, Oct-Nov-Dec 2013
Print edition page(s): 119-120

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