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DTC testing: time to step in?

As DTC testing becomes more accessible and popular than ever, we ask whether more regulatory work could – and should – be done 
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Start the conversation: genomics in health visiting

As part of this year's #GenomicsConversation week, we talk to Sally Shillaker about the vital role genomics plays in health visiting practice

Genomics in practice: ‘Midwives should explore opportunities’

In our third Q&A for the #GenomicsConversation, we talk to midwife Charlotte Rose about why she was inspired to build her career in genomics

Genomics in practice: ‘We are generation genome!’

In the second of our #GenomicsConversation Q&As, gynaecology cancer nurse Tracie Miles reveals how her patients inspired her to get into genomics

Genomics in practice: ‘Nurses have a big role!’

In our first #GenomicsConversation Q&A, we speak with inherited cardiac conditions nurse Tootie Bueser about how genomics is shaping nursing practice

News articles


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Delve into whole genome sequencing

Join us this October for a deep dive into this revolutionary genomic test and learn how it is being used to benefit patients
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Explore genomics in midwifery

Discover how genomics is being used in midwifery practice through this new and exciting educational resource
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Genomics in your Practice: a health and social care survey

Make your voice count and join other medical professionals to inform future training and education plans in genomics
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Facilitating genomic testing: new courses and resources

Are you accessing genomic testing for the first time? Try our new collection of online learning designed to prepare health professionals offering a genomic test to patients

The biggest #GenomicsConversation yet!

A record number of nurses, midwives and health visitors engaged with the programme during the recent week of action

Funded course for nurses looking to build their genomic skills

Nurses keen to learn about genomics and counselling can apply…
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From niche to necessity: genomics in routine care

The GEP will launch a new webinar series to support nurses, midwives and health visitors to learn more about genomics and how it can help in practice.