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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

Day in the life: genetic diabetes nurse

As part of our #GenomicsConversation week, Anita Murphy talks about how a patient’s genetic information can transform their diabetes care

Genomics in the NHS

This #GenomicsConversation week, we look at the genomics landscape in the UK today and the 10-year plan for the future

Genomics in nursing: making a difference to patients

As part of this year’s #GenomicsConversation, guest author Leanne LeRiche shares her family’s experience of genomic testing, and the vital role that nurses play

We all have 'the breast cancer gene'

You’ve seen the headlines and heard people talk about having ‘the gene for’ x, y or z – but do you know the facts behind the headlines?

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The biggest #GenomicsConversation yet!

A record number of nurses, midwives and health visitors engaged with the programme during the recent week of action
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A week to champion genomics in healthcare

This June, the GEP's popular annual week of action returns to address key themes for nurses, midwives and health visitors
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Genomics awareness survey: the results…

Your answers to our survey, conducted this summer, will inform…
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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