“What is genomic information and where does it come from?”
The NHS National Genetics Education and Development Centre is the leading facilitator of genetic and genomic education for the NHS workforce. We have available a range of resources and practical tools explaining the science behind genetics and genomics healthcare. These resources have been developed to assist all healthcare professionals with their learning and teaching needs and to help them explain genetics to patients.
A range of resources to support your teaching, from novice to expert, can be found in this section.
Teaching and Learning materials for specific healthcare professional groups
Find helpful briefings on over 60 conditions, there are a number of conditions, identified with a *, with an extended summary of the genetics, clinical symptoms and patient management.
Do you explain genetic concepts to patients or need to draw someone’s family history? Download communication tools and family history templates for use in your practice.
An ever expanding collection of videos for teaching and learning genetics.
Analysing an individual’s complete genome is leading to a new era of personalised medicine where treatments can be better targeted to meet patient need.
Find simple definitions and explanations of terms related to genetic and genomic healthcare.
Genetic testing is an important part of modern health provision, as a test may confirm or rule out the existence of a suspected condition.