Blog articles


2020 vision: genomic predictions for the year ahead

Three wise women and men ponder the question of what might be in store in the world of genomics this year

Genomic sequencing in childhood cancer

As the NHS prepares to roll out genomic testing for all children with cancer, we look at the power of genomics in selecting and trialling new targeted therapies

Pharmacogenomics: three challenges to the NHS

Last week we explored the promise of pharmacogenomics in the health service, but there are good reasons why it will take time to implement
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Pharmacogenomics: a new normal for the NHS?

The analysis of the genomic determinants of drug response is a hot topic in healthcare and was the focus for a workshop last month

News articles


Trent Beard film

2020: the year for whole genome sequencing in the NHS

Learn more about this new, revolutionary test with our free, flexible, online course, which explores how it works and how it can benefit patients.
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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 competency framework for genomic testing

The GEP has developed a cross-professional framework to support…

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


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NHS ConfedExpo

NHS Confederation, NHS England & NHS Improvement are working to create a new exciting event for the health and care calendar.
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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.