A cross-border comparison of people presenting with symptoms of dementia in Ireland

CARDI Involvement
CARDI grant programme


  • Dr Suzanne Barrett, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Professor Peter Passmore, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Professor Brian Lawlor, Trinity College Dublin
  • Dr Stephen Todd, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Dr Bernadette McGuinness, NUI Galway


  • Northern Ireland
  • Republic of Ireland

Project Lead

Dr Suzanne Barrett, Queen’s University Belfast



Funding source

CARDI - Data Mining


2010 / 2011



Last updated

21st August 2013
This project looked at two memory clinics, the Belfast City Hospital Clinic in Northern Ireland (NI) and the Mercer’s Memory Clinic at St. James’s Hospital, Dublin, in the Republic of Ireland (ROI). 

This research brief is based on the findings of the project, conducted as part of CARDI’s data mining programme, as well as additional research on the context of dementia care and diagnosis across the island of Ireland. 

Read the CARDI research brief here.