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Blog Polygenic scores - from risk models to clinical assays
12 May 2022
A consistent message in our reports has been that to deliver PGS-based tests or assays into clinical care effectively and efficiently, policy-makers and health professionals need clarity about these technologies and the purpose of their use.
Blog Goldacre recommendations for making the most of health data for research
8 April 2022
The Goldacre review, 'Better, broader, safer: using health data for research and analysis' is a hard-hitting report with recommendations for enabling the proper use of NHS health and care data for research , to drive improvements in health and care
Blog Urgent policy priorities for cancer
7 April 2022
The House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee released a report warning NHS targets for early diagnosis of cancer will not be met.
5 April 2022
Our explainer documents and videos offer clarity on emerging technologies.
Blog Using genomics to improve drug prescribing
4 April 2022
A recent joint report has outlined guidance, barriers and opportunities around the use of pharmacogenomics.
Blog Genome UK: new four nations commitments to priority actions
18 March 2022
New commitments for UK-wide implementation of genomics have been announced that aim to accelerate research and drive healthcare innovation.
Blog NHS reform plans: prevention, personalisation and personal responsibility
14 March 2022
The Rt Hon Sajid Javid announced his vision for reform of the NHS, outlined in a speech at the Royal College of Physicians and writing in the Daily Telegraph.