Government and policy
MPs call for more investment in dementia research
Our Campaigners did a brilliant job of encouraging their MPs to get on board. We spoke with MPs beforehand about the importance of investing in research to bring about life-changing new treatments for dementia.
Our petition at No. 10 – thanks to you!
This year you helped us achieve an incredible feat – almost 35,000 signatures asking for more funding for dementia research.
How the Dementia Access Taskforce is breaking through barriers for future treatments
The first-of-its-kind partnership brings together charities, researchers, pharmaceutical companies, government and people impacted by dementia. The group works to ensure early and accurate diagnosis is available and to prepare so future treatments reach people quickly.
2 quick and easy ways to ask government to fund more dementia research
But breakthroughs in dementia research can and will change lives, and increased funding from government can help make it possible.
The five major political issues facing dementia research in 2019
From Brexit to green papers and a long-term plan for NHS England, this year offers opportunities for the government to score some big wins for dementia research.
Landmark funding to transform early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and other dementias
On the day when the World Dementia Council hosts a summit in London reflecting on the progress made since the G8 Dementia Summit five years ago, the inclusion of dementia in today’s announcement shows just how far we’ve come in ensuring the condition is a key health priority in the UK.
Five years on from the G8 Dementia Summit: what have we achieved?
It’s been five years since world leaders gathered to develop an action plan for dementia. The G8 Dementia Summit resulted in a global ambition to find a cure or disease-modifying treatment for dementia by 2025 – so what progress are we making towards that goal?
The Budget on balance for dementia research
Why we don’t expect to see dementia research included.
Breakthroughs for dad: Improving early diagnosis and hope for a cure
Alzheimer’s Research UK’s new action plan for government lays out five key actions government can take to improve the lives of people with dementia and bring about a life-changing treatment.