Accessibility tools
East Genomics

National Genomic Test Directory

The 2021/2022 National Genomic Test Directory specifies which genomic tests are commissioned by the NHS in England, the technology by which they are available, and the patients who will be eligible to access to a test.

The National Genomic Test Directory is hosted on the NHS England website

Included is the:

  • National Genomic Test Directory for Rare and Inherited Disease
  • Rare and Inherited Disease Eligibility Criteria
  • National Genomic Test Directory for Cancer

On 4 October, updates to the National Genomics Test Directory were made live on the NHS England website.

The updates (the first of three updates expected before April 2022), include new and amended tests on both the Rare and Inherited Disease Test Directory and eligibility criteria, as well as the Cancer Directory.

The expectation is that each GLH will work to deliver the updated test directory within three months of publication. Thank you in advance for your patience with the Genomic Medicine Service as these updates are made operational across the country.

Below is the detail from NHS England regarding the updates. You can read our communications on the update that we sent out.