NHS preparations for potential new Alzheimer’s treatments

Ann Jarvis, the Programme Director for NHS England’s ‘Alzheimer’s Disease Modifying Treatments programme’, has been sharing how the UK health service is preparing for the roll out of two potential new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease (that the manufacturers of these treatments are seeking regulatory approval for). 

Describing the implementation of this programme as, “One of the biggest challenges the NHS has faced in its 75-year history,” Ann goes on to describe the planning to secure additional diagnostic resources, work on strengthening workforce capacity and the need to raise awareness of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease as the proposed treatments are best suited to people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s.

Read more here: www.england.nhs.uk/blog/preparing-for-a-new-chapter-disease-modifying-treatments-for-early-alzheimers-disease/