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Letters Care of adults with Down’s syndrome

UK resources in the care of adults with Down’s syndrome

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 21 October 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6295
  1. Liz Marder, consultant paediatrician1,
  2. J G Coghlan, consultant cardiologist and pulmonary hypertension lead2
  1. 1Children’s Centre, City Hospital Campus, Nottingham NG5 1HF, UK
  2. 2Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
  1. elizabeth.marder{at}

Jensen and Bulova describe the wide range of health problems faced by adults with Down’s syndrome.1 It is disappointing, however, that this article makes no reference to work done in the UK to highlight the healthcare needs of these patients and advice on management.

The additional educational resources for patients include links to organisations in …

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