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Monthly dementia diagnosis figures

National dementia diagnosis rates (DDR) for March 2019 have now been published and can be found on NHS Digital’s website.

Commissioners are asked to cascade this information to member practices and to continue working with practices reporting low diagnosis rates. The dementia CCG IAF support offer can be found on NHS England’s website. Practices with a DDR of ≥66.7% are encouraged to continue to improve the care of people with dementia and their families. Please can CCG’s check their DDR and act to maintain, or improve their rate, to support NHS England’s business plan priority to maintain a minimum of two thirds diagnosis rates for people with dementia. More...