Neuro-imaging Guidance in the assessment of Dementia

The Yorkshire and the Humber Dementia and Older People's Mental Health Clinical Network published version 1.0 of this guidance in January 2015.

The guidance has been updated with support and input from a range of professionals, including old age psychiatrists, physicians, radiologists, senior nurses and a GP, with version 2.0 published in March 2018; this guidance can be found below:


Yorkshire and Humber Neuroimaging Guidance in Dementia 2018.



Structural Versus Functional Scanning

Scan Requests

Screening Questions for Assessment Proforma

NHS England Neuro-Sciences Specialised Neurology Specification

National Tariff 2018/19



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As an CN we work with clinical commissioning groups, local authority commissioners and service providers across the Yorkshire and Humber region to improve the quality of care and services for people living with dementia and their carers. 


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