Scottish Brain Sciences

A few years ago a senior UK academic in mental health stated gleefully to his colleagues: “It’s boom time in industry!”  I was reminded of this statement when reading this … Continue reading Scottish Brain Sciences

‘The Future of Dementia Care’

The Annual Conference of the Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry will take place next month and has Professor Craig Ritchie presenting on “The Future of Dementia Care” The publicly available … Continue reading ‘The Future of Dementia Care’

Paradigms, pathologies and shifts

The following extracts are taken from this perspective published in the Scotsman, 11 January 2018: Pfizer has seemingly concluded that Alzheimer’s disease is far more complex than we had ever … Continue reading Paradigms, pathologies and shifts

Early detection of dementia: RCPsych result

“This House supports the early detection of dementia” Following on from my previous post which outlined my opposing argument, I can now share the result of this RCPsych debate: The … Continue reading Early detection of dementia: RCPsych result