Together, Rishi Sunak and Steve Barclay, as Prime Minister and Health Secretary, have both the opportunity and the responsibility to deliver on the government’s existing commitments. This will go far in helping to end the fear, harm and heartbreak of dementia.
Alzheimer’s Research UK says the government must increase dementia research funding if it’s to be successful in tackling the condition.
As the leading cause of death for UK women since 2011, women are hit hard by dementia. We’re kick-starting a conversation about how to tackle the challenge.
Leading charity calls on Prime Minister to convene ‘Dementia Taskforce’ to end long wait for treatments
We’re calling for government to convene a new Dementia Medicines Taskforce to speed up the development and roll-out of life-changing treatments.
We call on the government to convene a Dementia Medicines Taskforce to speed up the development of life-changing new dementia treatments.
It’s two years since the government promised to double dementia research funding to £160 million a year – a commitment that is yet to be delivered. Early career dementia researcher Ashling Gibling argues that this funding is essential to find new, life-changing treatments.
With dementia overtaking COVID-19 as the country’s leading cause of death, we need ambition and investment in research.
Launch of Brain Health Consensus Statement Tuesday 30th November Today marks the launch of a cross-sector consensus statement on brain health led by Alzheimer’s Research UK that aims to put the concept at the forefront of the public health agenda. The statement, Beyond dementia risk reduction: a consensus statement on Brain Health, sets out a…
Alzheimer’s Research UK has accused the government of leaving behind the nearly 1 million people with dementia after missing the opportunity to deliver on their pledge to double funding for dementia research.
Alzheimer’s Research UK warns the UK could lose ground to other countries in the search for new dementia treatments, if significant changes aren’t made