Report highlights benefits of genomic innovation

April 2018

Research

Country of origin: UK

A new report on genomic technology highlights the UKfs achievements in genetics research to date and makes recommendations to government to ensure future benefit of genomic innovation for the NHS and patients.

The report by the independent Human Genomics Strategy Group makes six recommendations to government:

¡to develop a cross-cutting strategic document, to set out the direction on genomic technology adoption in the NHS
¡to develop a national central genomic data storage facility
¡that the NHS Commissioning Board should lead on developing genomic technology adoption
¡to work to develop a service delivery model for genomic technologies
¡that the NHS should continue to develop genomics education and training
¡to raise public awareness of genomic technology and its benefits.

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