Dementia Friendly


Fylde MP Mark Menzies welcomes new dementia garden at Clifton Hospital

Fylde MP Mark Menzies today welcomed a new dementia garden to be created within the grounds of Clifton Hospital. The new beauty spot will see a tranquil and relaxing space created for patients, which will allow them to enjoy the fresh air, while providing the necessary security and safety in the grounds of the hospital [...]


Fylde MP visits innovative dementia care project in St Annes

Mark Menzies MP visited an innovative project in St Annes as part of his ambition to make Fylde a beacon for dementia care. The Member of Parliament stopped by the home of Barry and Linda Newton, which is currently being converted into a lifetime home to help Barry manage his dementia. Barry, a former chief [...]


Mark Menzies MP signs up to Join Dementia Research

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies attended a ground-breaking event to learn more about efforts to find a cure for dementia. The Join Dementia Research morning at Holland House Surgery in Lytham saw representatives from Lancashire Care Trust meet patients and members of the public to discuss how they could help towards the search for better treatments [...]


Fylde MP visits dementia information bus

MARK Menzies MP outlined his vision for Fylde to become a beacon for dementia care during a visit to an Alzheimer’s Society information bus in Lytham. While on the bus, the Member of Parliament spoke to staff and members of the public about his healthcare ambitions and commended the work of employees and volunteers from [...]


This week I was disappointed to read that iron and steelmaking at Sahaviriya Steel Industries UK’s Redcar plant in the north-east of England is to be mothballed, with the loss of 1,700 jobs. This is obviously extremely sad news for the workforce and their families and is further proof that major industries can be catastrophically [...]