About this event

  • Date and time Thu 3 Dec 2020 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Medical Genetics

This exciting 3-part webinar series sees representatives from NHS England give an up-to-date outline of the changes in genomic infrastructure which will transform the provision of genomic testing in the NHS.

In this first webinar, top speakers will help clinicians understand how the increasing availability of state of the art genomic testing in the NHS will impact their day to day clinical practice. 

Webinar topics include:

  • Discuss recent advances in genomic testing and how they have been integrated into clinical testing pathways within the NHS
  • Understand how genomic tests are generated
  • Familiarise yourself with the process of the clinical interpretation of genomic results

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A CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording. 

We would like to thank our sponsor Health Education England Genomics Education Programme (GEP) for their support of this webinar. Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Key speakers

Professor Dame Sue Hill

Chief Scientific Officer for England and Senior Responsible Officer for Genomics in NHS England

Speaker's biography

Professor Dame Sue Hill is the Chief Scientific Officer for England and the head of profession for the healthcare science workforce in the NHS and associated bodies, providing professional leadership and expert clinical advice across the health and care system. Sue is also the Senior Responsible Officer for Genomics in NHS England, driving the programme to introduce an NHS-wide Genomic Medicine Service transforming care pathways across a wide range of clinical conditions. This builds on her work in leading the NHS contribution to the 100,000 Genomes Project.

 

Dr Julia Baptista

Principal Clinical Scientist, Exeter Genomics Laboratory and Honorary Lecturer in Genomic Medicine, University of Exeter

Speaker's biography

Dr Julia Baptista obtained a degree in Biology from the University of Lisbon and gained her PhD in Human Genetics at the University of Southampton. Julia is currently a principal scientist at the Exeter Genomics laboratory leading on the national exome service for paediatric patients. She is a Honorary lecturer in Genomic Medicine at the University of Exeter Medical School and has led the design and delivery of the MSc in Genomic Medicine aimed at preparing the NHS workforce for the mainstreaming of Genomic Medicine. Julia is a faculty member of the European School of Genetic Medicine organising course and workshops for healthcare professionals locally, nationally and internationally. Her main areas of interest are exome and genome analysis, the role of genomic variation in human disease and genomic education.

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Shwetha Ramachandrappa, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

The NHS Genomic Medicine Service and how genomics is transforming healthcare in the UK

Professor Dame Sue Hill, Chief Scientific Officer for England and Senior Responsible Officer for Genomics in NHS England

Generation and clinical interpretation of genomic results – a multidisciplinary endeavour

Dr Julia Baptista, Principal Clinical Scientist, Exeter Genomics Laboratory and Honorary Lecturer in Genomic Medicine, University of Exeter

Panel discussion
Close of meeting

Sponsors

Location

Online

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The genomic revolution: A practical guide to what you can’t afford not to know P3

In this exciting 3-part webinar, representatives from NHS England will give an up to date outline of the changes in genomic infrastructure which will transform the provision of genomic testing in the NHS.

In this third webinar, speakers will discuss the impact of genomic results and consider the necessary steps and processes after testing is complete.

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM. 

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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