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Virtual Cancer Genetics Course 20/21

    What is the Virtual Cancer Genetics Course? This virtual course will teach the core concepts of risk stratification using family history as a tool to enable patients to access appropriate management strategies. Participants will be equipped with the basics of cancer genetic counselling and sessions will include approaches to genetic testing, management of …

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Skeletal Dysplasia Group Autumn Meeting 2020

Mosaic Conditions with Skeletal Involvement   Draft programme (subject to change): Thursday 26th November 2020 10.00 – 10.10   Welcome 10.10 – 10.40   Genetic overview – Nicola Foulds 10.40 – 11.20   Skin – Guest Speaker, Veronica Kinsler 11.20 – 11.50   Endocrine/Radiology – Kassim Javaid/Jo Fairhurst 11.50 – 12.20   X-linked inactivation – Sahar Mansour/Joy Barber 12.20 – …

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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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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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#GenomicsConversation spotlight on… Neurodisability, Epilepsy and Genomics

Spotlight on…Neurodisbility and Epilepsy #GenomicsConversation Neurodisbility, Epilepsy 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 …

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Dr Tony Hulse- NEWS

#GenomicsConversation spotlight on… Paediatric Endocrinology and Genomics

Spotlight on…Endocrinology #GenomicsConversation Paediatric Endocrinology 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 professionals …

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Dr Richard Dillon- NEWS

#GenomicsConversation spotlight on… Haematology and Genomics

Spotlight on…Haematology #GenomicsConversation Haematology 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 professionals where …

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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.