News & Events

August 2017

This month, as promised, I’m showcasing another wonderful example of hospital team creativity linked with the Butterfly Scheme, this time from Orla Matthews in Northern Ireland. She and Maria […]

July 2017

Any healthcare approach is only as effective as the people who deliver it. Even after all these years, I still find myself being taken aback by the dedication of […]

June 2017

The Queen honours the Butterfly Scheme
When I decided to address the issue of dementia care in hospitals thirteen years ago, I rang my local hospital and said I wanted […]

May 2017

It’s always a pleasure to be invited back into a member hospital to celebrate achievement in dementia care, but this month I went to speak at Shrewsbury and Telford […]

April 2017

Earlier this month, I attended the Dementia 2020 conference, held at the Royal Society of Medicine; the slides you see here are a small selection from that event. The […]