These articles were published some years ago and should therefore be considered within their historical context.
The internet provides easier access to health information than ever before, but is it enabling us to lead healthier lives?
The author reviews Valuing People's policy, the limited progress in taking the agenda forward between 2001 and 2006,outlining some key actions that should be taken to promote better health outcomes for people with intellectual disabilities.
Prenatal testing services should give women and their partners the information and support they need to make autonomous, informed decisions.
If we value women's ability to make informed choices about prenatal tests as highly as we value reliable laboratory tests, evidence-based quality standards need to be developed for the information and support women are given at all stages of the process of prenatal testing.
This guide,which is now located in the Historic Articles section of this website, covers the law in England prior to the 2005 Mental Capacity Act which came into force in 2007. Different rules apply in other countries.
Some Guidelines for General Practitioners and Primary Care Teams
Training which includes the supervised completion of a healthcare questionnaire for people with an intellectual disability, as part of medical students' Primary Care course.