patient care

Immunogenomics of Disease: Accelerating to Patient Benefit (Virtual Conference)

This conference aims to bring together scientists working in molecular immunology, functional genomics and immune-mediated disease genetics to showcase recent findings in the field of immunogenomics. It will also explore ways to implement the genetic discoveries to benefit patient health. Topics will include: Monogenic and Polygenic traits Microbiome Epigenetics Immunogenomics and Cancer Gene editing Drug …

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The Festival of Genomics & Biodata

Join the the UK’s largest genomics and biodata event this year online. The Festival spans everything from sample collection and preparation, through sequencing and genomic data analysis, to the integration of phenotypic and other biodata to make meaningful research and clinical decisions. The ultimate focus of the Festival is to deliver the benefits of genomics …

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Clinical & research models in Genomic Medicine

How do we “do” consent? Clinical & research models in Genomic Medicine

HOW DO WE ‘DO’ CONSENT? CLINICAL & RESEARCH MODELS IN GENOMIC MEDICINE: 100,000 GENOMES PROJECT AND BEYOND   In this webinar, Prof Christine Patch will talk through what has been achieved in the “patient choice” process of consent developed during 100k Genomes and reflect on the challenges of creating an ethically robust research ecosystem as …

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Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing Course

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) Online Course launch

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT): An Introduction for Healthcare Professionals Get broad insight into the key issues surrounding Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing with this free online course for healthcare professionals, accredited by the Royal College of Midwives. Topics covered: Overview of genetics: The fundamentals that underpin genomics NIPT: The discovery of fetal cell free DNA Developments of …

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Cancer Genetics Course 2020

Cancer Genetics Course 2020

What is Guy’s Cancer Genetics course? This 4-day course covers a breadth of topics pertinent to the rapidly moving field of genomics, impacting all areas of healthcare. We will equip you with the basics of cancer genetic counselling, approaches to genetic testing, management of hereditary cancers and a consent taking workshop, covering a variety of …

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Genomic Variant Interpretation Course

Genomic Variant Interpretation Course

The University of Manchester (UoM) have launched a new continuing professional development (CPD) course, funded by the HEE, which provides an introduction to the tools and procedures used in the interpretation of genetic variants in the clinical setting. This free course is aimed at Consultant Clinical geneticists, Genetic Counsellors (who have not undertaken STP training), …

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Covid update- NEWS

Genomics Laboratory Services and COVID-19 Business Continuity Plan

Genomics Laboratory Services and COVID-19 Business Continuity Plan Re: Genomics Laboratory Services and COVID-19 Business Continuity Plan Dear Service User I am writing to inform you of our current situation concerning the mobilisation of the South East Genomics Laboratory Hub operating model. As you are aware the NHS is dealing with unprecedented pressures and the …

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Dr Srividhya Sankaran- Maternal Fetal Medicine and Genomics NEWS

#GenomicsConversation spotlight on… Maternal-Foetal Medicine and Genomics

Spotlight on…Maternal-Foetal Medicine #GenomicsConversation Maternal-Foetal Medicine and Genomics This week is the national #GenomicsConversation week of action, part of a campaign launched by the Genomics Education Programme (GEP) to dispel the myths, explain the facts and outline the clinical impact of genomics. At South East we will be sharing a series of interviews with different health …

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South East Genomics

Welcome to our new home

We have recently changed our name from the NHS London South Genomic Laboratory Hub to the NHS South East Genomic Laboratory HubWe think it better reflects the region we cover!

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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.