Policy

March Volunteer Statistics Published

6 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