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Quarter of GPs complain of training insufficiencies.
There has been a 'positive shift' in the attitude of GPs towards the diagnosis of dementia since 2007, a report by a watchdog has suggested.
The study by the National Audit Office highlights the progress made since a previous report it published in 2007, which suggested that GPs' attitudes could hamper early diagnosis of dementia.
The report says that, in 2009, 71 per cent of GPs surveyed said they were somewhat confident or very confident at diagnosing dementia, compared with 65 per cent in 2007.
However, the research also highlighted that a quarter of GPs disagree that they have received …