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A World Without Down's Syndrome?

Documentary about Down's syndrome and the ethics of pregnancy screening, exploring the thinking around the proposed new screening test and its possible availability on the NHS.

Documentary about Down's syndrome and the ethics of pregnancy screening, fronted by Sally Phillips. This film explores the science and thinking around the proposed new screening test for Down's syndrome and its possible availability on the NHS.

Driven by the experience of raising her son Olly, who has Down's syndrome, Sally explores some of the ethical implications of our national screening policy.

By talking to experts in the Down's syndrome community, the world's top scientists and including people with Down's syndrome in the debate, Sally investigates a thorny subject that begs questions relevant to us all: what sort of world do we want to live in and who do we want in it?

59 minutes

Last on

Tue 8 Nov 2016 03:10

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Sally Phillips
Writer Sally Phillips
Writer Clare Richards
Producer Carl Callam
Director Clare Richards
Executive Producer Emma Loach
Production Company Dragonfly Film and Television

Broadcasts

  • Wed 5 Oct 2016 21:00
  • Thu 6 Oct 2016 23:50
  • Fri 28 Oct 2016 02:00
  • Tue 8 Nov 2016 03:10