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Clinical Genetics Services

The Clinical Genetics service aims to provide people affected by, or at risk of a genetic condition with accurate information, counselling support and genetic testing as appropriate to each individual. 

The objectives of the service are:

  • To assist with making an accurate diagnosis of a genetic condition within the family

  • To arrange and interpret genetic test results

  • To manage and offer appropriate surveillance for genetic disorders

  • To provide full and accurate information to families about the condition

  • To give information to families about the risks of the condition occurring in themselves or in their offspring, and the tests available to them

  • To provide genetic counselling support

  • To refer families to other professionals if appropriate 

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