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.

The National Information Board (NIB) said that Genomics plans involved a genomics working group to work with NHS England so there is capability for supporting the future agenda on genomics, and dealing with the large datasets involved.

Further info

Read more at: Genomics (Health Education England)

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