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Mark Menzies MP: Become a Dementia Friend for World Alzheimer’s Day

This Monday was World Alzheimer’s Day and regular readers will know of my desire to see Fylde become a beacon for the care and treatment of those with dementia. I regularly speak on this issue in Parliament and have pushed for increasing amounts of money to be spent to ensure sufferers and their families have [...]

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Fylde MP welcomes major dementia cash boost

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies has welcomed the announcement of a major investment into dementia care. The Member of Parliament is an avid campaigner on issues surrounding the disease and is hoping to have Fylde recognised as a dementia friendly community and for the constituency to become a pioneer when it comes to diagnosis and treatment. [...]

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MP in dementia fight pledge

MP Mark Menzies has pledged to continue his work to make Fylde a beacon for dementia care. It comes after a recent Dementia Friends session hosted by the Member of Parliament saw more than 60 people attend at the United Reformed Church in St Annes. Mr Menzies has often reiterated his desire to make Fylde [...]

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MP hosts Dementia Friends event

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies spoke about the importance of caring for others within your community during a Dementia Friends event he was hosting. More than 60 people gathered at the St Annes United Reformed Church Hall on St George’s Road for the session, which was aimed at giving people a better understand of what life [...]

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MP reassured over elderly care

FYLDE MP Mark Menzies has received assurances from the Health Secretary over care for the elderly during a debate in Parliament. Mr Menzies recently spent an afternoon at Lytham’s Fernbank Surgery and was impressed after hearing about preventative work surrounding elderly patients which is often carried out by GPs and local nursing staff and relieves [...]