Research funds guaranteed

March 2010
Community Care;3/25/2010, Issue 1811, p4
The article reports that Great Britain's care services minister Phil Hope has announced that funding for some areas of dementia research is to be guaranteed. However, the amount of money set aside will depend on areas identified. A decision on this will not be made until the ministerial group reconvenes in September, 2010. Meanwhile, Andrew Scheuber, spokesperson for Alzheimer's Research Trust, said the spending on dementia research is 12 times lower than that for cancer research.


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