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NHS Down's test availability in Wales criticised

There is criticism that expectant mums in Wales are not getting the most effective screening available because of where they live.

Improved tests to detect the chances of a child being born with Down's Syndrome are now available to parents in north Wales but, despite guidance being issued in 2008, that is still not available across Wales unless you are prepared to pay for it.

Jenny Rees reports.

  • 14 Jul 2014