1. Please could you tell me the total number of live births and separate out the number of live births with Down syndrome in your Trust in the past 7 years?
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Number of live births
Number of live births with Down syndrome
2. Also could you tell me if it has, when your hospital started to recommend NIPT (Non Invasive Prenatal Testing) to mothers?
Dates: From – to
a. NIPT offered for free within Trust (also interested to know to what chance level this would be offered i.e. 1:150 or other)
b. NIPT mentioned as an option, but only available outside of Trust, i.e. by private providers not connected with the hospital/Trust
c. NIPT mentioned as an option and available within the Trust if patient willing to pay

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