Supporting people across South London and Kent, Surrey and Sussex

Guy’s and St Thomas’ Participant Focus Group

1st December 2017
Blog
The 100,000 Genomes Project team at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital recently held a focus group for participants from both the Cancer and Rare Disease routes of the Project. The afternoon began with a welcome session where Professor Frances Flinter (Consultant Clinical Geneticist) gave an update on the Project and its progress. This was followed by [...]Read More...

‘Unlocking the secrets of DNA’ – South London GMC Patient Engagement Event

21st November 2017
Blog

  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 […]

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Talking Genomics with Sean Whittaker, SLGMC Clinical Director

20th November 2017
Blog

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.  

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British Heart Foundation CEO recruited to the 100,000 Genomes Project

30th October 2017
Blog, News
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

27th October 2017
Blog
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...


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