Professor Julian C. Hughes is a consultant in old age psychiatry based at North Tyneside General Hospital. He is honorary professor of philosophy of ageing at the Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University. Three books (co-edited, edited or co-authored) appeared in 2006: Dementia: Mind, Meaning, and the Person (OUP), Palliative Care in Severe Dementia (Quay Books) and Ethical Issues in Dementia Care: Making Difficult Decisions (Jessica Kingsley). A further co-edited volume (with Professors Mari Lloyd-Williams and Greg Sachs) recently appeared: Supportive Care for the Person with Dementia (2010, OUP). He was a special adviser on palliative care and ethical issues at the end of life to the guideline development group, which led to the NICE-SCIE Guideline on dementia in 2006; and more recently has served on the working party of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, which produced Dementia: Ethical Issues in October 2009.
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