Genetic testing gets UK boost with training centre:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Birmingham Women's Healthcare Trust has been chosen to run the National Health Service's Genetics Education and Development Centre, it was announced today (May 4 2004). The new centre - affiliated to the "virtual" NHS University - is aimed at improving the understanding of NHS staff of how genetic technology can be used in diagnosis, prevention and treatment, in order to advise patients about whether to take a genetic test, for example.
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