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Loretta MacInnes video - Fabry disease diagnosis

Patient stories highlight power and potential of genomic testing

As part of their '12 Days of Christmas' social media countdown, the national Genomics Education Programme shared a collection of patient stories to illustrate the power and potential of genomic testing.

9 Jan 2024, 2:04 p.m.
Revised genomic competency framework for nurses

Revised genomic competence framework for UK nurses published

The National Genomics Education programme has published the revised genomic competency framework for nurses.

3 Jan 2024, 1:44 p.m.
Festival of Genomics and Biodata 2024 Midwifery

Join our Lead Midwife and PPV Chair at the Festival of Genomics and Biodata

We are pleased to announce that our Lead Midwife and Chair of our Patient and Public Voice (PPV) Panel will be co-delivering sessions at the upcoming Festival of Genomics and Biodata, which is being held from 24-25 January at the Excel, London.

3 Jan 2024, 10:41 a.m.
Nottingham BRC conference 2023

Join us at the Nottingham BRC Conference 2023

Join us at the Nottingham BRC Conference 2023 on Friday 8 December where our Clinical Director, Dick Sandford will take part in a dedicated session on genomics / precision medicine.

27 Nov 2023, 3:17 p.m.
GLH Science Educator Lead role

We're hiring! Two Science Educator Leads sought

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the East NHS Genomic Laboratory Hub (GLH) as a Scientist Education Lead.

27 Nov 2023, 1:49 p.m.
Genomics England podcats

Podcast: Transforming the NHS with genomic medicine

This year Genomics England celebrated their 10-year anniversary, the NHS celebrated a significant milestone of 75 years.

23 Nov 2023, 11:33 a.m.

Powerful new digital genetics tool to support diagnosis and care for cancers and rare conditions launched at UHL

A new digital tool for taking the genetic family history of patients, which can improve the process for diagnosing cancers and rare conditions, has been launched at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

21 Nov 2023, 3:07 p.m.
Nursing and Midwifery newsletter November

Our Nursing and Midwifery November newsletter

The November edition of our Nursing and Midwifery newsletter is available to read on our website.

10 Nov 2023, 10:24 a.m.
Genetic Counsellor Awareness Day 2023

Meet the Genetic Counsellors

For Genetic Counsellor Awareness Day (Thursday 9 November) we caught up with two Genetic Counsellors at a couple of our partner NHS Trusts to discuss their role, the impact on patients and families and some of the reasons they find their roles so rewarding.

9 Nov 2023, 7 a.m.
Lynch syndrome patient experience survey

People with Lynch Syndrome invited to share their experiences

We have just launched a Lynch Syndrome Patient Survey to find out more about your experiences of Lynch Syndrome diagnosis, genetic testing and management.

8 Nov 2023, 1:47 p.m.
East Midlands Cancer Alliance - Genomics Clinical Leads (Primary Care)

Expressions of Interest sought for Genomics Clinical Leadership roles (Primary Care)

East Midlands Cancer Alliance (EMCA) is looking for clinicians from primary care with an interest in genomics to clinically lead their genomics work as part of their growing early diagnosis and detection programme.

6 Nov 2023, 2:43 p.m.
Eleanor today

Three years after genetic diagnosis, little Eleanor recovers from successful organ transplants

We are very pleased to update on the story of three-year-old Eleanor, who was born with an ultra-rare genetic condition which meant her intestines didn’t work.

30 Oct 2023, 11:16 a.m.
Respiratory Genomics Conference 23

Respiratory Genomics Conference 2023

A conference to engage and inspire the international Respiratory Genetics/Genomics community and promote networking and collaborations. Early career scientists are especially welcome.

24 Oct 2023, 11:45 a.m.
A little boy sitting down with his parents holding a toy helicopter smiling

Genetic research was “the best gift” for our son

A family from West Yorkshire, who say genetic research was “the best gift” for their son, are supporting Cambridge Children’s Hospital, the first specialist children's hospital to bring genomic research, physical health, and mental health together, under one roof.

18 Oct 2023, 1:58 p.m.
Genomics BITE: Cancer Genomics and UAPC

Genomics BITE: Cancer Genomics and United Against Prostate Cancer project

Our Genomics BITE session for November 2023 looks at Cancer Genomics and our United Against Prostate Cancer project, and is aimed at anyone working in cancer or urology services, or anyone with an interest in these areas.

12 Oct 2023, 4:16 p.m.
Shelina Rajan

Finding the missing 92%…how a genetics service is helping to find people at risk from an underdiagnosed cholesterol condition

This month a new pilot health service in Norfolk and Waveney has started to identify people at highest risk from a common inherited condition that can lead to dangerously high levels of cholesterol in the blood. This condition is known as Familial Hypercholesterolemia, or FH for short.

12 Oct 2023, 10:27 a.m.
A man smiling

World-first trial to provide hearing for children with rare type of genetic hearing loss launches in Cambridge

Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge is participating in a world-first trial to see whether gene therapy can provide hearing for children with severe to profound hearing loss due to a rare genetic condition.

11 Oct 2023, 9 a.m.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month square

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness about breast cancer, and learning more about early detection, prevention, and research.

9 Oct 2023, 11:16 a.m.
R21 project final presentation

R21 Project Final Presentation

In this final presentation from our R21 (prenatal exome sequencing) project, we will share our survey findings, give an overview of resources we have developed for healthcare staff (including details of R21 e-learning module) as well as next steps for taking forward the project recommendations.

27 Sep 2023, 11:31 a.m.
Finding the Fragments - ctDNA in lung cancer event, 9 October 23

Finding the Fragments: ctDNA in lung cancer

A 1 hour education and engagement event to promote awareness and uptake of ctDNA testing across the East of England.

22 Sep 2023, 12:34 p.m.