Nuffield Council publishes Supplement to report on genetic screening

17 August 2006

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics has published a major Supplement to the 1993 Report Genetic Screening: ethical issues. The Supplement was produced by a Working Group established to review the and update the original Report in the light of the various scientific, technological and policy-related developments over recent years, although it was concluded that the ethical analysis of the Report was still relevant in its original form. In addition to scientific, clinical and technological advances, key developments over the last thirteen tears include the general growth in the provision of genetics services both nationally and internationally; the Government

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