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Medical Organisations in the UK

Sadly there are several medical problems associated with Down's Syndrome, these links are for UK sites that provide information on some of the most common ones.

Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimer’s Society
Resources specifically related to Learning disabilities and dementia, with some about Down's Syndrome.

www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/documents_info.php?documentID=103


British Heart Foundation

British Heart Foundation
The British Heart Foundation is Britain's leading charity fighting heart and circulatory disease - the UK's biggest killer. The BHF funds research, education and life-saving equipment and helps heart patients return to a full and active way of life. The charity relies on donations to continue its vital work.

www.bhf.org.uk


Children's Heart Federation

Children's Heart Federation
The umbrella organisation for UK children's cardiac groups. Providing a range of information for families as well as making grants for equipment & support, and organising special trips.

www.childrens-heart-fed.org.uk


Dr Foster

Dr Foster
Dr Foster is the UK's leading provider of comparative information on health and social care services, the site's online tools and consumer guides enable both health and social care users and providers to make better informed decisions.

www.drfosterhealth.co.uk


Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group

Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group
A network of doctors from the UK and Republic of Ireland who have a specialist interest in Down's syndrome. Their aim is to share and to disseminate to health care professionals a wide range of evidence-based and other information about the medical aspects of Down's Syndrome and to promote interest in the specialist medical management of the syndrome.

www.dsmig.org.uk


Down's Syndrome Vision Research Unit

Down's Syndrome Vision Research Unit
Studies eye defects and visual development in individuals with Down's Syndrome and their effect on learning.

www.caerdydd.ac.uk/optom/research/researchunits/downssyndrome/


PINNT - Patients on Intravenous and Nasogastric Nutrition Therapy

PINNT - Patients on Intravenous and Nasogastric Nutrition Therapy
This site is intended for all nutrition patients and their carers as well as healthcare professionals and the general public and of course, PINNT members, both adults and children.

www.pinnt.com


Pulmonary Hypertension Association UK

Pulmonary Hypertension Association UK
Providing support, understanding and information for all those people whose lives are touched by Pulmonary Hypertension

www.phassociation.uk.com


Somerville Foundation (formerly GUCH)

Somerville Foundation (formerly GUCH)
A UK charity, which provides information and support for young people and adults who were born with a heart condition, and their families.

www.thesf.org.uk


The Children with Down’s Syndrome Study

The Children with Down’s Syndrome Study
The Children with Down’s Syndrome Study is a landmark study set up with the support of the Down’s Syndrome Association, the Down’s Syndrome Medical Interest Group, families of children with Down’s syndrome, health professionals and researchers in order to learn more about the health of children with Down’s syndrome. Children in the study will be followed from birth onwards. The information gathered will help us to understand their health in order to improve health care delivery to all children with Down’s syndrome.

www.cdss.org.uk


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