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Community support officer sues Metropolitan Police for discrimination after she didn't mention criminal record on job application
Sunday 16 June 2013
Rachida Sobhi claims she did not reveal her criminal record due to amnesia
Saturday 01 June 2013
French study finds higher incidence in elderly people who have had operations
Wednesday 15 May 2013
David Cameron plans to use Britain’s presidency of the G8 leading industrialised nations to spearhead a new international drive to boost dementia research.
Campaigners brand police plan to fit dementia patients with GPS tracking devices to reduce costly call-outs as 'inhumane'
Tuesday 30 April 2013
The tracking device can be worn around patients’ necks, clipped to belts and attached to house keys and features a button which would allow its wearer to speak to a 24-hour call centre
Friday 19 April 2013
With 65 per cent of us likely to know a sufferer, products are being devised to help patients
Wednesday 17 April 2013
The routine screening of all elderly patients for dementia would be a “disaster” as the stigma and anxiety caused by being diagnosed before symptoms appear could greatly outweigh any benefits, an expert has warned.
Saturday 23 March 2013
A poet is working with dementia patients to weave their words into poetry. Susanna Howard, sits with them, often in silence, jotting down whatever words they utter, and then uses only these utterances to put a poem together for her collections, Living Words.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
Charity warns 80 per cent of people in care have condition
Monday 25 February 2013
A care home worker spat in the face of an elderly resident saying, "she'll learn now, she'll never spit at me again," a prosecutor has told a jury.
Tuesday 12 February 2013
A senior nurse at the scandal-hit Stafford Hospital failed to hold back tears at a disciplinary hearing as she recounted the brutal treatment of an elderly dementia patient by a Bulgarian nurse.
Tuesday 15 January 2013
Doctors are refusing to carry out tests for dementia as they believe it is pointless as there is no effective cure available, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.
Tuesday 11 December 2012
Feeling lonely can increase the risk of Alzheimer's in later life, a study suggests.
Tuesday 27 November 2012
A former SAS soldier sent to prison for possessing a gun and ammunition given to him as a present by Iraqi forces has said he has lost faith in the military justice system, and holds little hope in his appeal succeeding.
Thursday 08 November 2012
Experts believe the new initiative could double the diagnosis rate to 80 per cent
Wednesday 31 October 2012
Medications used to treat hypertension, diabetes and skin conditions could also treat dementia, according to new research.
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
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