UK will be most dementia-friendly country, says Jeremy Hunt

"Health secretary says by 2020, under new government plans, dementia research, care and diagnosis will be best in world.

"The UK should be the most dementia-friendly country in the world by 2020, the health secretary has said. Jeremy Hunt said the government wanted to increase the numbers of diagnoses for people with dementia, raise awareness of the condition and encourage more research.

"Under new plans, if a pilot scheme proves successful, everyone aged 40 and over will be given information about dementia and memory problems when they have their free NHS health check with their GP."

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