Policy

June Volunteer Statistics Published

1 July 2018

The latest Join Dementia Research volunteer registration data has been published today. June 2018 highlights: 592 (-360 on May 2018) new volunteers registered, including 83 people with a dementia diagnosis No single source of referral stands out this month, however sign-ups from the Alzheimer’s Show and referral from GP surgery / memory clinic mailings rate […]

New NICE Guidance support delivery of dementia research

20 June 2018

This month the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published updated guidance for NHS and Healthcare providers on the assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers, following a consultation earlier this year. The new guidance excitingly includes supporting for talking to patients about research, specifically: 1.1.11 Tell people […]

May Volunteer Statistics Published

1 June 2018

The latest Join Dementia Research volunteer registration data has been published today. May 2018 highlights: 952 (+163 on April 2018) new volunteers registered, including 98 people with a dementia diagnosis Most new volunteers came as a result of JDR being included in an Alzheimer’s Research UK newsletter (146), and some news coverage (121) NHS Bristol […]

April Volunteer Statistics Published

1 May 2018

The latest Join Dementia Research volunteer registration data has been published today. April 2018 highlights: 789 (-302 on March 2018) new volunteers registered, including 69 people with a dementia diagnosis Most new volunteers came from West of England, with 429 registrations (GP Mailing to patients over 55 undertaken in March) NHS Camden CCG has the […]

March Volunteer Statistics Published

1 April 2018

The latest Join Dementia Research volunteer registration data has been published today. March 2018 highlights: 1091 (+518 on February 2018) new volunteers registered, including 93 people with a dementia diagnosis Most new volunteers came from West of England, with 117 registrations (GP Mailing to patients over 55 undertaken in March) 49 new volunteers claim Pharmacy […]

Dementia 2020 Challenge – 2018 Review

19 March 2018

Overview In 2015, the Department of Health launched the Dementia 2020 Challenge. The Challenge aimed to make England, by 2020, the best country in the world for dementia care, support, research and awareness. The subsequent 2016 Implementation Plan set out a series of commitments and objectives for a range of organisations. You can read more about the Challenge here. […]

New volunteer registration data published

25 January 2018

Join Dementia Research Volunteer Registration Data is a monthly statistical publication produced by the Office of the NIHR National Director for Dementia Research to support delivery of the 2020 Dementia Challenge objectives. This has been published for the first time today, and will be published on the 1st of each month. This report provides information on […]

NHS & Government Support for Dementia Research Vision

8 January 2018

The Government vision, and NHS support for health research and Join Dementia Research is outlined in a number of key documents, including the 2020 Dementia Challenge and the Dementia: Good Care Planning document by NHS England. Read more about support for health research at NHS and Government Support for health research