Long-Term Neurological Conditions Theme

Theme Lead: Professor Chris McDermott

D4D Theme Manager: Philippa Hedley-Takhar

Long-term neurological conditions (LTNCs) affect people of all ages. An estimated £4.4 billion in the NHS and £2.4 billion in social care is spent each year for patients with LTNCs, and importantly, the conditions result in significant “years of life lived with disability” for their sufferers. Furthermore, many people live with the complexity of multiple co-morbidities which greatly impacts these individuals. There are 850,000 people in the UK caring for someone with a neurological conditions.

Delivering health and quality of life benefits for many of the 10 million people in the UK living with LTNCs.