Published on: 12th July 2017 | Updated on: 2nd August 2023
Genomic testing is occasionally used at present, e.g. to help determine certain cancer tests which maybe more effective for an individual. As genomic medicine further develops in the years to come, genomics and personalised medicine information might help to further tailor treatments to patients. The NHS has begun to develop a strategy that will begin to consider how to incorporate genomics across medical care.
Resources for pharmacy teams
Genetic conditions factsheets
The Genomics Education Programme has updated and expanded its library of genetic conditions factsheets.
The factsheets have been created for primary care health professionals and clinicians who are looking to learn more about a particular genetic condition, or to refresh their existing knowledge. Each factsheet outlines the key facts of each condition, in addition to information on clinical features, diagnosis, genetic basis and testing, management and treatment.
Genomics Education Programme
Genomics hub (Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE))
- Pharmacogenomics (RPS)
NHS Genomic Medicine Service
NHS England intends to harness genomic technology and science to improve the health of our population and deliver on the commitments in the NHS Long Term Plan. Read more.
Studies and articles
Community pharmacy genomic studi(es):
- Co-designing a possible future community pharmacy pharmacogenomics testing service in the UK (BMC Health Services Research)
- Using pharmacogenomic information in clinical practice (PRSB)
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