Sally Phillips’s film on Down’s is ‘unhelpful’ for families, warns antenatal specialist

Sally Phillips’s film on Down’s is ‘unhelpful’ for families, warns antenatal specialist
 

One of Britain’s leading antenatal experts has strongly criticised a BBC film about children with Down’s syndrome, before its broadcast this week.
The documentary, A World Without Down’s Syndrome?, will be shown on Wednesday and is presented by the actress Sally Phillips, who has a child with Down’s herself. In the programme Phillips, known for her role as Tilly in Miranda, makes the case against the introduction of a new NHS pregnancy screening test that would detect with 99% accuracy the foetal abnormalities indicating Down’s syndrome.
Jane Fisher, director of Antenatal Results and... read more

 
2 October 2016 in Health, Views: 56
Source: Guardian
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