Blog articles


Direct-to-consumer testing: a clinician's guide

In the second of our articles this week on DTC genetic tests, guest author Dr Rachel Horton explains some of the common pitfalls and the key points clinicians need to know

Consumer genetic testing: expectation and reality

In the first of two articles on the subject, we explore new research that shines a light on the pitfalls of our new favourite pastime

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

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Survival rates for breast cancer are better than ever, but what can a focus on genomics bring to the table?

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


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.

New competency framework for genomic testing

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

Genomes, whole genome sequencing and the genomics team

Three new introductory films explore why we want to know about genomes, how whole genome sequencing is used in key areas, and who makes up the genomics team

Events


Manchester Central Complex

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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Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Annual Conference

The RCPCH conference and exhibition will provide opportunities to exchange ideas that will help shape the future of child health.

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