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GeNotes: Fetal and Women’s Health now live!

National Genomics Education has added a new speciality to its flagship educational resource

As the NHS Genomic Medicine Service continues to blaze a trail in equitable access to genomic testing, and demand for direct-to-consumer testing continues to increase, it’s more vital than ever for health professionals to have an understanding of the role of genomics in their practice. To help clinicians develop their genomics knowledge, NHS England’s National Genomics Education team is delighted to announce the launch of its brand-new Fetal and Women’s Health collection, which has just been added to the free educational resource GeNotes.

GeNotes offers ‘just-in-time’ information about when, why and how to request genomic testing, as well as support in feeding back results to patients, and is aligned with the National Genomic Test Directory.

Clinical scenarios and extended learning

GeNotes is organised into two tiers of content: the first tier, In the Clinic, consists of short clinical scenarios designed for time-poor clinicians who need to know whether their patient is eligible for genomic testing and what action needs to be taken; the second tier, Knowledge Hub, is an encyclopaedia of further learning resources designed to develop clinicians’ understanding of genomics in medicine.

Developed by the National Genomics Education team in collaboration with clinical experts, this new Fetal and Women’s Health collection offers a wealth of scenarios and extended learning to support the integration of genomics into this area of practice.

GeNotes in your specialty

It’s an exciting time for GeNotes, with expert working groups busy developing collections in cardiology, endocrinology and pharmacogenomics – and with collections in paediatrics and primary care due to launch in the next few weeks.

If you would like to get involved in a working group, or would be interested in initiating a working group in another area of practice, please visit our GeNotes webpage for further information.