This petition was submitted during the 2010–2015 Conservative – Liberal Democrat coalition government
Petition SMASH SMA Free screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is the number one genetic killer of babies. Our daughter, Estella, died aged 8 months from this awful disease. 1 in 40 people carry the SMA gene.
We want the government to ensure that every woman is offered free genetic screening for this disease in the same way that they are currently offered screening for cervical cancer. This one off blood test should be provided for free to all women.
This petition is closed This petition ran for 6 months