September2020

Our new statement on NIPT non-invasive prenatal testing

Date:29th September 2020

On Monday 28th September the provision of non-invasive prenatal testing was introduced into the pregnancy screening pathway across NHS Scotland. Since this date pregnant women are now offered non-invasive pre-natal testing as a second-line screening option if they have received a higher-chance result from their first screening that their baby may have Down’s syndrome. Eddie […]

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Our Statement on T-shirts with Down’s syndrome ‘hate speech’ being sold by Amazon

Date:14th September 2020

We have been made aware of some products with offensive messages about Down’s Syndrome that are available to purchase on Amazon.co.uk . These products are being sold through a third party seller, endorsed by Amazon. Eddie McConnell, Chief Executive said:  “These t-shirts are abhorrent and tantamount to hate crime. It would appear that this is […]

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