Official Statistics

Quality Outcomes Framework (QOF) Recorded Dementia Diagnoses May 2015

Number of people diagnosed with dementia according to GP records up to 30 May 2015.

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The Department of Health (DH), on behalf of the Secretary of State and NHS England (NHSE), have directed the HSCIC to establish a data collection in order to received specific dementia diagnosis data to support the National Dementia Strategy and the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge , within which aims there is an ambition to improve the national diagnosis rate of dementia.

When the HSCIC receives such a direction we issue a Data Provision Notice to the appropriate providers of the required data.

Data for subsequent months will be published on a monthly basis throughout 2015-16.