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Dementia patients in poor areas are 27% less likely to get help

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:55:32 +0000

A study by Dr Claudia Cooper (UCL Psychiatry) found that dementia patients in England’s poorest areas are 27 per cent less likely to be prescribed anti-dementia drugs than those in richer places. Read more in the Sun. Over 800,000 people in the UK have dementia and numbers are growing as people live longer. There is […]


Student entrepreneurs create Houndly: the UCL event app

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 13:49:35 +0000

Have you ever missed a lecture, workshop or seminar you really wanted to attend? Perhaps you’ve been wandering around UCL glued to your phone, desperately trying to google the location of an event. If so, a group of UCL students have created Houndly – an events app that could mean you never have to miss […]