Prof Antony Bayer
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NHS Wales could 'grind to halt' over dementia care

The NHS will "grind to a halt" if care for dementia patients in the community is not improved, Wales' only professor of geriatrics has warned.

Health Minister Mark Drakeford said a "national approach" to dementia services was needed.

Prof Antony Bayer told BBC Radio Wales a lack of support has meant too many patients end up in hospital.

  • 21 Oct 2014