The National Genetics and Genomics Education Centre is to merge with the National School for Healthcare Science from 1 June 2014, moving in to theoffices in Birmingham
The NGGEC was first established in 2005 to deliver recommendations of the 2003 White Paper ‘Our inheritance, our future – realising the potential of genetics in the’. It provides information and support across all the clinical professions of the Health Services and been led by doctor Professor Peter Farndon CBE and based in offices at Birmingham Womens Hospital.
The NGGEC is merging with the Human Genome Strategy Group’s 2012 report, ‘Building on our inheritance: genomic technology in healthcare’ – with genetics and genomics education coordinated by Health Education England through the National School for Healthcare Science. Prof Farndon has retired as Director and the NGGEC is relocating to the nearby offices.as part of the sustainability policy from the
Enquiries can be directed to:enquiries@geneticseducation..uk
More information on the changes is available from the NGGEC website.