How can NICE recommendations improve the quality of care for those diagnosed with dementia? Professor Gillian Leng, Deputy Chief Executive and Health and Social Care Director for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), shares her views on their latest impact report on dementia care.
Professor Gillian Leng
Professor Gillian Leng is Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Health and Social Care at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
"As people are living longer and more people than ever are living with complex needs, it is vital we look at the evidence for what works best, and what represents good value for money for the local health and care system." So says Professor Gillian Leng, Deputy Chief Executive at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) as she discusses the latest NICE impact report on adult social care.
In the summer of this year, a bold statement of intent was published setting out a single view of high quality adult social care. The creation of commissioners, providers, staff, national bodies and people who use services, their families and …