How the UK falls short on dementia

As a GP investigation finds memory service investment and access varies hugely across the UK, our interactive chart explores the figures behind the issue.

Funding of and access to memory assessment services is subject to a ‘postcode lottery’ across the UK. GPs and a dementia charity have called for an end to the variation, and for more investment in these early diagnosis services across the country.

Hover your mouse cursor over the graphs below to highlight the figures for your area.

Data from 48 UK PCOs responding to a Freedom of Information request

 

 

Data from 54 UK PCOs responding to a Freedom of Information request.

* denotes that figure was calculated by proportioning out total PCT cluster spend in line with prevalence of dementia in each local PCT.

 

Data from 54 UK PCOs responding to a Freedom of Information request.

* denotes that figure was calculated by proportioning out total PCT cluster access in line with prevalence of dementia in each local PCT.

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