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June Andrews is Professor of Dementia Studies at the University of Stirling and Director of the Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC), an international centre of knowledge and expertise dedicated to improving the lives of people with dementia. An experienced NHS nurse executive director, and Senior Civil Servant in the Health Department, June was Board Secretary of the Royal College of Nursing. In 2012, she was given a lifetime achievement award by the four Chief Nursing Officers of the UK for her work in dementia care improvement. June is internationally recognised for her contribution to continuous improvement in health and social care systems, and her revolutionary approaches to change. In 2013, the Health Service Journal named her as one of the ‘Top 100 most influential clinicians in the UK’ and, separately, as one of the ‘50 most inspirational women in the National Health Service’.