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A world without Down’s syndrome?

Sally Phillips on the social and ethical implications of a new test for Down's Syndrome.

In a new BBC documentary airing tomorrow night, A World Without Down’s Syndrome, actress Sally Phillips explores the impact of new screening techniques for Down’s syndrome.

Sally Phillips and chair of the Nuffield council of bioethics Tom Shakespeare discuss the social and ethical implications of the tests and the prevailing public attitude towards the syndrome.

8 minutes