GPs to get £55 for each dementia diagnosis
Family doctors in England are to receive £55 every time they diagnose a case of dementia, NHS England has said.
NHS chiefs said the aim was to increase the number of sufferers who receive treatment for the condition, which causes a decline in brain function.
But the Patients Association called it "a step too far" that would mean a "bounty on the head" of some patients.
Sophie Hutchinson reports.
22 Oct 2014
- From the section Health