Posts tagged “Down’s syndrome”

UK National Screening Committee Backs Safer Down’s Syndrome Tests

January 15th, 2016
UK National Screening Committee Backs Safer Down’s Syndrome Tests

Pregnant women in Britain should soon get a more accurate and safer test for Down’s syndrome through the NHS in a bid to reduce miscarriage risk. The test is backed by the UK National Screening Committee, who has said it would decrease anxiety in expectant mothers. The move would prevent the need for invasive procedures, […]

East Kent NHS Hospitals Trust Apologies for ‘Do Not Resuscitate’ Order

December 8th, 2015

East Kent NHS Hospitals Trust has issued an apology after placing a ‘do not resuscitate’ order on a patient with Down’s syndrome. The family of Andrew Waters found out about the DNR order when he was discharged from hospital in Margate in 2011 and has been campaigning for an apology ever since. Mr Waters died […]

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