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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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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Genomics of Rare Disease

Wellcome Genome Campus is holding a 3 day conference on rare disease, presenting a blend of genomic science and clinical medicine. The programme features the latest findings related to the genomic basis of rare diseases, providing powerful insights into human biology, disease mechanisms and therapeutic approaches. As genomic sequencing becomes more available in the hospital …

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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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What is Genetic Counselling?

Learn about genetic counselling and how to become a genetic counsellor with this online course for healthcare professionals.   Duration: 6 weeks live, 2 hours per week Free Certificate of achievement available on satisfactory completion Start Date: The course is run ‘live’ for 6 weeks from the start date above. Once this period is over there will be …

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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.
From April 2019 the interactive test ordering tool will be integrated into the National Genomics Informatics System (NGIS) and clinicians will be able to directly order tests online.