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Genomic Technologies in Clinical Diagnostics: Molecular Techniques

Genomic Technologies in Clinical Diagnostics: Molecular Techniques   Learn how molecular genetic techniques are used to identify the genetic factors that contribute to the development of disease. Join this free online course here!   Why join the course? Powerful new technologies have been driving forward immense and exciting changes in clinical practice. The days of peering down …

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Whole Genome Sequencing: Decoding the Language of Life and Health

The free online course is aimed at healthcare professionals who have limited or no understanding of the sequencing process and the many varied uses of whole genome sequencing. Science undergraduates and non-specialists who want to learn more about sequencing and genomic medicine are also very welcome.

Clinical Bioinformatics: Unlocking Genomics in Healthcare

This free online course is aimed at current healthcare professionals, who are interested in learning more about the role of clinical bioinformatics and will also be applicable to people with an interest in the application of genomics in healthcare.

Genomic Medicine Lunch & Learn

Are you an NHS professional looking to advance your skills in Genomics?   Join us on Tuesday 26 June or Wednesday 27 June to find out more about our postgraduate courses and modules in Genomic Medicine at our informal Lunch and Learn talks. Our Genomics course follows a curriculum designed by Health Education England and …

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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.