Blog articles


Newborn screening: the pros and cons of genome sequencing

Could genome sequencing replace the blood spot test? We review the potential benefits and drawbacks of a more direct approach to screening

Newborn screening: time to expand the list?

Genetic Alliance UK’s newborn screening patient charter sets out why the UK should extend its programme - and establish a pilot for genome sequencing at birth

News articles


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Genomics 101: Discover the role of genomics in healthcare

Curious about genomics but not sure where to start? Try our collection of free, short introductory online courses
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Twitterchat: What role does popular culture play in healthcare?

During this chat we would like to explore some of the common themes, myths and misconceptions perpetuated by popular culture around genetics and genomics 

Master’s in Genomic Medicine: 2020/21 funding opens

The funding application process is now live for Master’s-level CPPD modules and qualifications in genomics at partner universities
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New RCGP genomics toolkit launched

GPs can now access tailored training resources, links to relevant guidance, and resources for patients in this handy collection

New guidance for clinicians on the ethics of genomic testing

Fully revised guide offers clinicians practical advice around consent and confidentiality when supporting patients through genomic testing

Events


Royal College of General Practitioners Annual Conference 2021

The RCGP annual conference is the leading annual event for GPs, practice teams and other primary care professionals.

Royal College of Midwives Annual Conference 2020

The 2020 RCM annual conference is a UK-wide annual event for all midwives and professionals with an interest in maternity services.

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.
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Royal College of General Practitioners Annual Conference 2019

The RCGP annual conference is the leading annual event for GPs, practice teams and other primary care professionals.
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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.