Blog articles


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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
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Asthma and the genome

This week, we look at a common condition – asthma – and the role our genome plays in its onset

Haplotypes: a cut-out-and-keep guide

Although ‘haplo' means 'simple', the science can be anything but. Find out what’s hap-pening with haplotypes in our guide

News articles


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A new framework for developing the workforce

A new unified approach to identify workforce development needs, aligned to patient pathways across the NHS Genomic Medicine Service, is being piloted
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GEP welcomes new clinical director

Professor Kate Tatton-Brown takes leading role in HEE’s genomics programme
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New genomics resources for health visitors

A series of iterative documents is now available to develop health visitors’ knowledge and understanding of genomics
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Explore genomics in midwifery

Discover how genomics is being used in midwifery practice through this new and exciting educational resource

Funded course for nurses looking to build their genomic skills

Nurses keen to learn about genomics and counselling can apply…

Events


Royal College of Midwives Annual Conference 2021

The 2021 RCM annual conference is a UK-wide annual event for all midwives and professionals with an interest in maternity services.