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Patients wrongly told they may have dementia
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 9:08 am 
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A controversial scheme to pay GPs £55 for every new case of dementia on their books is leading to patients being wrongly told they may have the devastating illness, researchers warn.

The initiative was launched by the NHS in the autumn to boost shockingly low detection rates and meet ambitious targets.

Leading doctors and campaigners branded it ‘unethical’ and warned patients would be wrongly labelled as having dementia. Read more


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