Blog articles


Family matters: Top tips for drawing a genetic pedigree

Genetic counsellor Megan Roberts shares her dos, don’ts and top tips for health professionals taking and drawing a patient’s family history

Patient perspectives: the art of good communication

In the second article covering our recent patient panel event, we consider the issue that both panellists and audience members agreed was most important

Patient perspectives: managing expectations

Following our insightful patient panel event on 6th March, we explore the importance of preparing for the highs, and lows, of genomic testing

News articles


Genomes, whole genome sequencing and the genomics team

Three new introductory films explore why we want to know about genomes, how whole genome sequencing is used in key areas, and who makes up the genomics team

New guide for clinicians feeding back genomic results

Clinicians returning rare disease results to 100,000 Genomes Project participants can use this handy 2-page guide, with further resources to follow

Competency framework for consent: reviewers sought

We are inviting feedback on a new competency framework that outlines the key elements required for clinicians to seek consent for a genomic test

Events


Manchester Skyline

Masterclass - Nursing, Midwifery and Genomics: The Present and the Future

Aimed at directors of nursing, heads of midwifery and senior nurse leaders, this event is part of a wider collaborative programme of work to embed genomics into clinical practice across the NHS.

Everything you wanted to know about genomics but were afraid to ask

Progress Educational Trust, in partnership with the GEP, is hosting a public discussion event about genomics at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester

Royal College of Midwives Annual Conference 2019

The 2019 RCM annual conference is a UK-wide annual event for all midwives and professionals with an interest in maternity services.
Presentation to an audience

Primary Care and Public Health 2020

Primary Care and Public Health is a key annual conference for all primary care and allied health professionals.
Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre, Svenska Mässan

ESHG: European Society of Human Genetics Conference

ESHG 2019 will provide an overview of the latest cutting-edge developments in genetic science and an ideal opportunity to develop new contacts.
Houston Conference Centre

American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting 2019

The 69th annual meeting of the ASHG will feature presentations by the world’s leading geneticists, along with a range of workshops and sessions.