Dementia diagnosing clinician code NN
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CODE 01 General practitioner
A general practitioner (GP) is a doctor who is also qualified in general medical practice.
CODE 02 Neurologist
A neurologist is a specialist physician who diagnoses and treats conditions of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
CODE 03 Geriatrician
A geriatrician is a specialist doctor who cares for people aged 65 and over. Most are experts at helping people who have multiple conditions.
CODE 04 Old age psychiatrist
An old age psychiatrist is a psychiatric subspecialty focusing on the mental health of older persons.
CODE 05 Neuropsychologist
A neuropsychologist is a psychologist who specialises in understanding the relationship between the physical brain and behaviour.
CODE 06 Psychiatrist
A psychiatrist is a physician who specialises in psychiatry, the branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, study, and treatment of mental disorders.
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