Nursing

Wellcome Trust Nursing Genomics & Healthcare Virtual Conference

Nurses comprise over 50% of the global healthcare workforce, and have an important role in bringing the benefits of genomics to patients. Despite this, genomics has not been systematically incorporated into nursing teaching curricula, and there have been no significant changes in nursing practice that bring genomics into day-to-day health care. The inaugural conference aims to …

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RCNi webinar series: From Niche to Necessity: Genomics in routine care

NHS England and NHS Improvement and Health Education England’s Genomics Education Programme have partnered with the RCNi and extend a warm invitation to you to join  an introductory series of 3 webinars exploring genomics, its use in healthcare and the opportunities it brings for nurses, midwives, and health visitors. With no prior knowledge of genomics …

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Genomic Counselling-Genomic Practice

Genomic Practice for Genetic Counsellors

The fundamental aspects of genomics and bioinformatics that underpin clinical practice   The following topics will be covered: The role of genomics in healthcare Cancer genomics Cardiac genomics Testing in the real world Variant interpretation Functional studies and analysis Visualising and reporting genomic data The (future) role of genetic counsellors in genomic healthcare   Find …

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Nursing, Midwifery and Genomics

Masterclass – Nursing, Midwifery and Genomics: The Present and the Future

What will be shared: How genomics is changing the face of healthcare and what this means for nurses & midwives Exceptional genomics related work that nurses and midwives are leading across North-West Stories and case studies from nurses and midwives who will tell us how they have led or influenced service transformation to change care, …

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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.