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...
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.
UKGTN Audit in 2012/2013 to Compare Genetic Testing Activity and Costs for Tests Recommended in 2007/2008/2009/2010
A report providing information on the activity and costs associated with new tests recommended for service through the UKGTN Genetic Test Evaluation process in the four years 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 was endorsed at the March...
On an annual basis the UKGTN collects activity data from member laboratories to calculate rates of genetic testing for the UK population. The rates are based on healthcare commissioning boundaries e.g. by clinical commissioning...
The ‘UKGTN Guide to centres with specialist expertise for rare genetic disorders’ provides details of specialist genetic services – clinical and laboratory – that are provided in the United Kingdom by Regional Genetic Services and...
The PHG Foundation organised a conference, on behalf of UKGTN, to raise awareness of the latest developments in genetic testing in neurological conditions. The conference took place on the 26th February 2013 at BMA House. 65...
UKGTN organised the workshop that took place on 5th September and was attended by invited clinical geneticists, cardiologists, molecular scientists, genetic counsellors and Chair of the Marfan Association UK. Bart Loeys attended from Antwerp University Hospital as a key expert on the condition. A meeting report was published in December.
The UKGTN 3rd Biennial Report was launched at the UKGTN 3rd Biennial Conference on the 22nd November 2012 and details key achievements and developments between April 2010 and March 2012.
ArrayCGH Technology as a First-Line Test for Postnatal Referrals with Developmental Delay/Learning Disabilities
ArrayCGH is recognised as a rapidly emerging technology capable of replacing standard diagnostic methodologies and enhancing NHS diagnostic services. In order to faciliatate the implementation of arrayCGH technology for genetic...