If you have been offered whole genome sequencing (WGS) as the best test for you, or a family member, your clinician will explain the process in detail and will give you the relevant information. The documents below may be useful.
National patient information has been produced to give you more information on WGS. You may also find some of the Questions and Answers we've developed useful.
Patient information - rare disease whole genome sequencing
Patient information - cancer whole genome sequencing
Genomic research and why it's important
Patients who are being tested by the Genomic Medicine Service using Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) can choose to contribute to the National Genomic Research Library (NGRL).