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Frank Hitchman

It is with great sadness that the Trust notes the passing of Frank Hitchman. Through his efforts, Frank led to transformation in the lives of many thousands of people with dementia and their carers. Frank Hitchman played an important role in his support of the Trust. He led a group of people who raised around £3 million to create the DSDC building (the Iris Murdoch Building) which was the first dementia friendly public building in the world when it was opened in 2003.  The DSDC has...

Honour for Trustee

A Trustee of the DSDT is among those honoured in Her Majesty’s 90th birthday honours list. Bruce Wood, who is the Queen’s solicitor in Scotland is a partner in the Edinburgh office of Morton Fraser and a former chairman of the firm. He was appointed a Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (CVO). His appointment to the Queen is a personal one.