Alzheimer's Society warns GPs are refusing to visit dementia patients in care homes
GPs are treating thousands of dementia patients in care homes like second-class citizens, a damning report warns today. Some are refusing to visit vulnerable patients unless they are paid up to £36,000 a year, and will only prescribe drugs over the phone.
NHS double standard for people with dementia in care homes
Dementia sufferers unwittingly paying for free NHS services, claims damning report
Around 280000 people with dementia live in care homes and seven out of every 10 care home residents have been ...