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Career tips for genetic technologists and scientists: a conversation with Jennie Bell

Career advice for new genetic technologists and scientists from genomics lab director, consultant clinical scientist and GTAC professional lead Jennie Bell
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Professional journeys into genomics: A long and winding road

In this final instalment of our 2024 Genomics Conversation blog series, we ask Amy, Bernadette, Jessica, Marianne and Tobi how they feel about the future of genomic medicine
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Professional journeys into genomics: Delving deeper

In the second part of our blog series for this year’s Genomics Conversation, our group of NHS healthcare professionals explains the power of genomics education in their practice
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Professional journeys into genomics: Taking the first step

In this blog series for the 2024 Genomics Conversation, NHS healthcare professionals from medicine, nursing, pharmacy and midwifery share their inspiring genomics journeys
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Three career tips for genetic counsellors: a conversation with Dr Laura Boyes

Dr Laura Boyes, consultant genetic counsellor and GTAC genomic counselling professional lead, shares advice for new and aspiring practitioners

News articles

Now live: Genomics communication skills survey

Have your say in the development of a new collection of ‘talking genomics’ e-learning
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Genomics in dermatology: New resource launches today

Developed with Professor Neil Rajan of Newcastle University, this brand-new resource tackles all things genomics in dermatology

In-demand genomics course returns for another year

Healthcare professionals taught to think genomics via funded places on this popular introductory genomics course
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New in GeNotes: Cardiology launches today!

Developed by clinical experts for cardiologists working across the NHS, this brand-new GeNotes collection is the latest specialty to be added to the flagship genomics education resource.

Watch new ‘perspectives’ film series online

Patients present three different stories of the power, potential and pitfalls of genomic testing
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GeNotes Oncology: 30+ new articles added

The NHS England National Genomics Education Programme has expanded its oncology GeNotes collection with the addition of 34 new articles, covering a broad range of patient presentations, genomic testing guidance and further learning.


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Study Day: Applications of genomics in paediatrics

On 10th June 2024 the RCPCH are hosting a one-day, CPD-approved, in-person study day covering the fundamentals of genomics in paediatrics