Chair of the West of England NHS Genomic Medicine Centre Partnership Board

It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of Mr Graham Turner as Chair of the West of England NHS Genomic Medicine Centre Partnership Board. Graham Turner Genomics brief biography Graham brings a wealth of experience of leadership of complex organisations from his previous role as Chief Executive for North Somerset Council. Through Graham’s current […]

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Genomics Programme News

  Genomics Programme News Master’s programme tender process launch Higher education institutions are invited to submit a tender to provide HEE’s Master’s programme in genomic medicine from September 2018. Find out more here. Consent in the genomics era The next PET event will take place in Manchester on 11th September titled: “What does consent mean for […]

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Professor Dame Sally Davies calls on NHS to make genome sequencing standard

Chief medical officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, has called for whole genome sequencing to eventually become as standard as blood tests and biopsies for people with cancer, rare diseases and infections. In her annual report ‘Generation Genomes’ Professor Davies outlines how genomic sequencing could result in more personalised treatment for patients and faster diagnoses for […]

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