June Andrews

Professor June Andrews FRCN, author of “Dementia - the One-stop Guide” was Director of the Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC) in the School of Applied Social Science at the University of Stirling.

The DSDC devised and implemented interventions to drive change in clinician behaviour and health and social care organisations in order to shape and achieve the ambitions of national dementia strategies in the UK and beyond.

She is recognised leader in the world wide movement to improve services for people with dementia and their carers. She received a Founders Award of the British American Project where she is a Fellow, and was awarded the Robert Tiffany Award by the Nursing Standard for her international work.

She has considerable experience in change management in health services, setting up and directing the Centre for Change and Innovation, in the Scottish Executive Health Department, for three years.

She is a former trade union leader, NHS manager and senior civil servant.



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