Raising a bill in parliament to require the Health Secretary to conduct a review into 22q11.2DS

On the June 5th, David Duguid MP raised a bill (video link) in the Parliament of the United Kingdom (UK) to require the Health Secretary to conduct a review into 22q11.2DS. It will require the National Health Service (NHS) to publish a strategy to deal with the condition. Specifically, Mr Duguid called for neonatal blood spot screening for 22q11.2DS.

Max Appeal is encouraging all its members to contact their Members of Parliament (MPs) and ask them to support David Duguid's Bill in the House of Commons. MPs are invited to email David Duguid MP if they would like to support the bill or to join the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG).

For more information, please follow David Duguid on Twitter or visit The Max Appeal website on the APPG.