These data are being collected on behalf of NHS England to help ensure that there is an accurate, national count of the numbers of patients diagnosed with dementia so that national and local initiatives can respond appropriately and monitor change. The General Practice Extraction Service (GPES) will extract the data on a monthly basis.
Recorded dementia diagnosis 2016 - 2017 Data Provision Notice
Data Provision Notice for the collection of recorded dementia diagnosis data extended to include data broken down by age and gender.
Overview of the collection
Scope of the collection
All general practices in England.
Recorded Dementia Diagnosis data extended to include data broken down by age and gender.
Legal basis for provision of data
Section 259 of the Health and Social Care Act
Monthly collections until the end of the 2016/17 financial year.