Professor Alistair Burns, National Clinical Director for Dementia, talks about the Report of the National Dementia and Antipyschotic Prescribing Audit.
Alistair discusses key audit findings including:
- A significant reduction in the number of antipsychotic drugs prescribed by GP’s
- Regional variations in the prescribing of antipsychotic drugs
- Reduction on the number of prescriptions issued for people newly diagnosed with dementia