dementia

England in Summer (Oxford, London, Worthing)

England in Summer (Oxford, London, Worthing)

If I identify evidence that can improve the health of individuals or the health care system, is 17 years too long to wait for this evidence to start changing lives?  There is an extended gap between when evidence about health improvement is identified, and when it starts to be systematically integrated into the health care system.  This is a challenge for scientists. 

Is Anybody Out There?

Is Anybody Out There?

My grandfather loved fish and chips. He was British so maybe that is not surprising. He lived to be over 90 years of age, and had dementia for the last part of his life. Learning about reducing our risk of dementia is important no matter how young we are.

Dementia Risk is Reduced by Healthy Living

Dementia Risk is Reduced by Healthy Living

In a recent project, carried out in partnership with the Dementia Collaborative Research Centres, I asked General Practitioners and Registered Nurses working in General Practice (primary practice) what they thought would be a useful practical way to increase the utilisation of current evidence available in relation to dementia risk reduction.