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All your questions about ordering Whole Genome Sequencing for rare diseases answered

July 7 2023 @ 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

If you have questions about how to order Whole Genome Sequencing for your patients with suspected rare diseases, then drop into our online sessions and get the answers.

The South East Genomics team will be available to answer all your questions on July 7th from 11 – 11:45am.

Do you need support to navigate your way around the National Test Directory?
Perhaps you need support to complete the Test Order Form?
We can walk you through how to get consent from your patients.

Whatever your questions, we are here to help.

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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.