News & Events

17/03/2016

New UKGTN Genetic Test Recommendations for NHS Service approved by the Clinical & Scientific Advisory Group March 2016

The UKGTN Clinical and Scientific Advisory Group (CSAG) met on 15th March 2016 and recommended 14 new tests for NHS service...

10/11/2015

UKGTN & BHF Meeting Report: The new cardiac genetic testing panels

The UKGTN co-hosted with the British Heart Foundation (BHF) two sessions at the British Cardiovascular Society 2015 annual conference to raise awareness about the latest developments in genetic testing for cardiac conditions...

25/09/2015

New UKGTN Genetic Test Recommendations for NHS Service approved by the Clinical & Scientific Advisory Group September 2015

The UKGTN Clinical and Scientific Advisory Group (CSAG) met on 24th September 2015 and recommended 19 new tests for NHS service...

14/08/2015

NHS Genetics Services – the UK Catalogue

In April 2014, the UKGTN and Healthcare UK held a joint workshop to explore international opportunities for genetic services. Healthcare UK works across the Departments of Trade and Industry and Health to promote UK business...

01/07/2015

New UKGTN Genetic Test Recommendations for NHS Service approved by the Clinical & Scientific Advisory Group March 2015

The UKGTN Clinical and Scientific Advisory Group (CSAG) met on 17th March 2015 and recommended 11 new tests for NHS service.

30/06/2015

Measurable Clinical Outcomes for Patients with Rare Diseases

UKGTN organised a joint workshop with Genetic Alliance UK held in London on 14th August 2014 to discuss potential measurable clinical outcomes for patients with rare diseases. The workshop was attended by several Patient Support...

29/04/2015

Data Collection for NHS England Genomic Laboratory Redesign

Laboratories that have an interest in providing genomic services as part of the NHS England laboratory redesign have been requested to submit data on laboratory income and activity. The data forms for completion were sent to...

12/02/2015
Jacqui Hoyle

Joint UKGTN/ACGS Workshop: Towards Clinical Genome Sequencing: Quality Assurance of Tests 10th February 2015

UKGTN and the Association of Clinical Genetic Science (ACGS) hosted a workshop on the 10th February 2015 at the Congress Centre in London.  70 delegates were in attendance including scientific representatives from UKGTN member...

10/12/2014
Jacqui Hoyle

UKGTN 4th Biennial Conference: Achieving Ambitions in Genomics Medicine 3rd December 2014

The 4th UKGTN Biennial Conference took place in London on 3 December 2014. The conference was attended by 80 delegates and focused on achieving ambitions in genomics medicine. The agenda included updates on implementation of the...

10/11/2014

Array CGH testing for learning disability- when is it worth it?

This briefing presents the results of an economic evaluation comparing the costs and benefits of using array CGH as a first-line test for learning disability within NHS clinical genetics services.