A Spotlight on GPW Sounding Board

Earlier this year, we  welcomed 8 new members to join the GPW Sounding Board following our latest SB recruitment drive for new members. Our sounding board, a part of our Patients and Public Involvement commitment, have been instrumental in  working with patients and members of the public to help explain things in a clear and […]

Still Time to Join Our Sounding Board

Interested in having your voice heard?  We are looking to recruit individuals with a range of experiences to join our Sounding Board! We know the issues surrounding genomics are complex and want to work with members of the public, to help us shape the future of Genomics. Join our Sounding Board for an opportunity to […]

Nursing, Genomics and Healthcare Conference: 20 Funded Places

Genomics Partnership Wales is funding 20 places for nurses and midwives to join the Nursing, Genomics and Healthcare Conference. The virtual conference which will be held from July 7th to 9th 2021 will bring together nurses and educators interested in promoting genomics in the areas of education, practice, policy, research and leadership. The event will […]

Wales becomes the first in UK to routinely provide DPYD screening

Wales Has Become First in UK to Routinely Offer DPYD Test for Chemo Patients Wales has become the first in the UK to routinely provide all cancer patients being treated with certain types of chemotherapy DPYD screening to identify their risk of severe side effects and help prevent this occurring. An estimated 10% of patients […]

Nurse and Midwife Survey

All Wales Genomics Survey for Nurses and Midwives Genomics Partnership Wales (GPW) would like invite Nurses and Midwives in Wales to share their opinion about the impact of genomics in your area of work. Your responses will help inform future education and training initiatives and preparation of our workforce in line with the Welsh Government’s […]

Wales Plays a Key Role in UK-Wide SARS Cov-2 Sequencing

Wales Top Three Worldwide For Genomic Sequencing Efforts During COVID-19 As part of the Welsh Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Public Health Wales Pathogen Genomics Unit (PenGU) has been working collaboratively with key partners to sequence and analyse every available SARS-CoV-2 sample from patients in Wales. The £20M project is being led by the […]

Genomics Nurse and Midwives Survey

Thank you for taking the time to come to this site to complete this online questionnaire. Your views are important to us and will help inform the work of Genomics Partnership Wales in relation to genomics education and training for you and your colleagues, ultimately to benefit the people in your care. Genomics Partnership Wales […]

We Are Looking for Genomics Champions: Apply Today!

Applications are now open for the Genomics Champion role. This is a new and exciting role aimed to improve genomic awareness throughout the workforce. Genomics Champions will be responsible for raising awareness, disseminating information and supporting the mainstreaming of genomics in their local area. GPW is seeking a diverse group of healthcare professionals across all […]

6 Ways To Identify Clinical Clues Of Genetic Conditions

There are clinical clues which could suggest that a family has an inherited susceptibility to a common disease, or that a condition has a strong genetic component. Some things to consider are: Multiple closely related individuals with the same condition, particularly if the condition is rare. Disorders which occur at an earlier age than usual (especially […]