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Data in healthcare and life sciences – collection, innovation and data use

Join the Westminster Health Forum’s online conference on Data in healthcare and life sciences – collection, innovation and data use.   The agenda will cover: The role of Life Sciences and data in improving patient care and outcomes – progress made since the industrial strategy and maximising impact into the future Improving the collection and …

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The future for advanced therapies in the UK – research, innovation, and regulation

Join the Westminster Health Forum’s online policy conference on The future for advanced therapies in the UK – research, innovation, and regulation.   The agenda: Advanced therapies: power and potential for the UK – with Matthew Durdy, The Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult Key issues for research and development – investment, infrastructure, workforce and manufacturing Accelerating …

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Cancer prevention, care and research in England – priorities for diagnostics, local care delivery and accessing innovation

Join the Westminster Health Forum’s online policy conference on Cancer prevention, care and research in England.   The agenda: Meeting national ambitions for cancer care, the impact of COVID-19 and priorities going forward Developing Cancer Alliances – progress, best practice and implementing five-year plans Priorities for cancer screening and prevention – accountability, accessibility and reducing …

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SGUL Postgraduate Virtual Open Evening- Event

SGUL Postgraduate Virtual Open Evening

Join the St George’s Postgraduate Virtual Open Evening on Thursday 6th August, where you can hear about the available postgraduate courses, including the Genomics MSc, and speak with course directors from the comfort of your home.   For more details and to register, visit the St George’s event page.

European Human Genetics Conference

At the 53rd annual European Human Genetics Conference you can learn about what is at the forefront of human genetics whilst considering the education of the next generation of human geneticists. There will be a range of speakers and abstracts for presentation during the conference as well as educational sessions given by invited speakers to …

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Curating the Clinical Genome

The conference brings together the clinical genomics and biodata community to discuss best practices for the clinical use of genomic data, including interpretation and clinical utility, and the consensus generation of curated knowledge. The sharing of genetic data from clinical diagnostic testing and the generation of consensus curated knowledge is vital for delivering on the …

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Live stream: Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Symposium 2020

The Royal Society of Medicine is dedicating an entire day to the in-depth understanding of genetic causes, identification and management of Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH). From this live streamed event, you will have an unprecedented opportunity to learn about this under-diagnosed, potentially fatal, but eminently treatable disorder. View the full agenda and register on the RSM …

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Festival of Genomics 2020

Festival of Genomics 2020 THE FESTIVAL’S MISSION IS “TO DELIVER THE BENEFITS OF GENOMICS TO PATIENTS FASTER.”   Why attend? Be inspired – immerse yourself in genomics, learn from incredible projects/organizations and visionary speakers. Plan for the future – understand trends, developments and dynamic undercurrents that are shaping the use of genomics. Strategize – walk away …

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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.