The South London GMC participant engagement event ‘Unlocking the Secrets of DNA’ took place on the 8th November 2017 at the Fetal Research Medicine Research Institute based at King’s College Hospital. Over 40 patients, members of the public and NHS staff attended the successful event and found out more about how genomics is transforming […]
An interview with Sean Whittaker (Clinical Director, South London GMC) on genomics and what it means for patients and healthcare in the future, featured in the November issue of the Guy’s and St Thomas’ GiST magazine.
British Heart Foundation Chief Executive, Simon Gillespie, has been recruited to the Project at Guy's and St Thomas' hospital, after being referred by Professor Anthony Wierzbicki. Simon joined the project as a result of his inherited, and unexplained, high cholesterol, and his article in the Guardian gives a great insight into the process of signing up to [...]Read More...
Read the 100,000 Genomes Project participant feedback report
Over 150 cancer and rare diseases participants of the 100,000 Genomes Project recruited at Guy's and St Thomas' were asked to complete a patient participation survey. Read a summary of the key findings. The responses have been collected to assess critical points in patient recruitment and to understand each aspect of the experience from a participant [...]Read More...
Gateway to Genetic Counselling – Funded opportunities for nurses and midwives
Genetic testing is increasingly forming part of patient care in many areas of healthcare. Nurses and midwives in the trust are invited to register for the Gateway to Genetic Counselling course. This is a 2 weeks long full-time face-to-face teaching in human genetics and genomics and genomics conselling provided by the Cambridge medical programme and accredited through the […]