UKGTN 3rd Biennial Conference: Transformation- Changes to Patient Care 22nd November 2012

Written by Jacqui Hoyle on 10 January 2013

The 3rd UKGTN Biennial Conference took place in London on 22nd November 2012.  The conference was attended by 92 delegates and focused on transformation of changes in patient care.  The agenda explored test evaluation and equity, developments in testing and system enablers in commissioning across clinical genetic services.  The UKGTN 3rd Biennial Report was launched at the conference and details key achievements and developments between April 2010 and March 2012.

Download the conference presentations below:

Dr Mark Bale
Jacquie Westwood
Alastair Kent
Susan Davies
Gail Norbury
Su Stenhouse
Dr Fiona Stewart
Dr Shehla Mohammed
Diane and Robin Rust
Dr Nick Crabb
Dr Mark Kroese
Dr Trevor Cole
Professor Frances Flinter
HGSG Report - from plan to implementation
UKGTN 3rd Report- Supporting Genetic services in the NHS
The Rare Disease Plan - How can commissioners respond?
Commissioning - NHSCB approach to contracting
National Laboratory Medicine Catalogues- Benefits to Clinicians
Next Generation Sequencing - Benefits for Patients
A potted history and impact of panel tests
Marfans workshop to develop Testing Criteria - the clinical perspective
Marfans workshop to develop Testing Criteria - the patient perspective
NICE - Work of the Diagnostics Assessent Programme (DAP)
Steps towards measuring equity in testing
Service Delivery - Model for the Future
Key Note Address - Tools for commissioning quality assured genetic services