Christmas cards now available to buy

Our 2018 Christmas cards are now in stock and can be ordered through our online shop. The cards come packs of ten (featuring a single design) and contain the message ‘Seasons Greetings’. The price per pack is £5.50, which includes …

LBS President Professor Ian McKeith awarded prestigious European prize

Professor Ian McKeith, President of the Lewy Body Society and Professor of Old Age Psychiatry at Newcastle University’s Institute for Ageing, has been awarded the prestigious European Grand Prix in recognition of his leadership in research into Lewy body dementia. The €100,000 …

New address and phone number from Monday 23rd July

New address and phone number for the Lewy Body Society From Monday 23rd July 2018 the Lewy Body Society will have a new postal address and telephone number. Our new contact details are: The Lewy Body Society Unity House Westwood …

Do you need expert advice and information about Lewy body dementia

From today (23 July 2018) the Lewy Body Society has a partnership with Dementia UK to offer expert advice and information on Lewy body dementia, through the Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline. The Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline is run by Dementia …

Sandra McDonald joins Board of Trustees

Sandra McDonald, the former Public Guardian and Accountant of Court for Scotland, has been appointed as a Trustee of the Lewy Body Society. Sandra brings valuable skills and experience to the Board of Trustees, having headed up the 80-strong Office …

The Imagine Series

‘The Imagine Series’ is an new patient and carer involvement programme coordinated by VOICE and delivered in collaboration with the NIHR Innovation Observatory. The Innovation Observatory is a national centre funded by the Department of Health and aims to see …

Dementia with Lewy bodies: unique genetic profile identified

Dementia with Lewy bodies has a unique genetic profile, distinct from those of Alzheimer’s disease or Parkinson’s disease, according to the first large-scale genetic study of this common type of dementia. The genome-wide association study, conducted by a UCL-led collaboration …