Genomics Work Experience Day

Are you looking for a new career in Genomics? Join us for a day of learning from others who already work in Genomics to develop your interests and take the opportunity to do some real life genomics work! Everyone is welcome to join and learn. This is a great opportunity if you’re considering joining the Scientist …

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My experience studying a Genomics Medicine Masters course

My experience studying a Genomics Medicine Masters course First launched back in 2015 by Health Education England’s Genomics Education Programme (GEP), the Master’s in Genomic Medicine is a flexible educational programme designed to support NHS healthcare professionals in developing their knowledge of genomics and how it can be applied to clinical practice.  Delivered by multiple universities …

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#GenomicsConversation week 2022

#GenomicsConversation week 2022 Genomics Conversation week is a yearly event organised by Health Education England’s Genomics Education Programme to spark a  conversation about genomics and increase healthcare professionals’ familiarity with the topic. Join us this Genomics Conversation week in the South East where we will talk about genomics and share various examples of  how it …

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With any Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) test ordered, a Record of Discussion (RoD) form will also need to be submitted. This document is to record the patient’s consent for genomic testing and their choice on taking part in research. Guidance on the patient choice conversation can be found here
This RoD form will be available for clinicians to download from this webpage. Once completed with the patient, it can be send to the lab with the corresponding test order form and sample.
Tests available to order will be listed in the National Genomic Test Directory. A test order form will soon be made available for clinicians on this webpage to download and complete. This form will include the address of the laboratory that the appropriate sample and completed form needs to be sent to.
Until the new Genomic Laboratory Service goes live, please continue to follow existing test order processes.
Later this year, the online test ordering tool for Whole Genome Sequencing will be integrated into the National Genomics Informatics System (NGIS) and clinicians will be able to search or filter to find a clinical indication, confirm eligibility criteria and start the test request process for their patient.