Today it takes 10 years for a new medical diagnostic technology to become part of routine healthcare. A big improvement on a decade ago, but still slow! PHG’s Dr Joanna Janus expands on comments by Dr Sarah Byron at our recent conference.
Since 2001 there has been a voluntary moratorium in the UK precluding the use of genetic information for insurance purposes, except in specific circumstances.
PHG Foundation were commissioned to evaluate this pilot genetic services project in Birmingham..
Examining the impact of routine testing using whole genome sequencing