Bits & pieces
Down's Syndrome Association launches website for students: The DSA and St George's Hospital Medical School, London, have teamed up to launch a new resource for medical students and health professionals. It is designed to help educate and combat discrimination about Down's syndrome and other learning disabilities. The venture has the full backing of the Department of Health and can be found at www.intellectualdisability.info
Belgian university to teach euthanasia: The Belgian Free University, Brussels, is planning to teach medical students euthanasia. It comes after the Belgian senate passed a euthanasia bill. It could only be a few months before the bill becomes law (it must be passed by the Chamber of Representatives) and the university wants to make sure that doctors are able to perform euthanasia correctly.
New online revision service launched: Mindwarp Pavilion, a UK company set up by a former medical lecturer, Danny Ruta, has launched a web based