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8 July 2021 — News story
A new public dialogue finds support for the use of whole genome sequencing (WGS) in newborn screening – providing that the right safeguards and resources are in place.
24 May 2021 — Service
Contact us if you have feedback, a question or a suggestion about the UK National Screening Committee website.
13 July 2021 — News story
The UK NSC is currently running consultations on screening for alcohol misuse, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Duchenne muscular dystrophy and the use of AI in breast cancer screening.
2 July 2021 — Blog post
In the first in a series of profiles of UK NSC members, we hear from the chair, Professor Bob Steele.
5 July 2021 — News story
Cancer Research UK has published the results of a UK public survey examining attitudes towards restoring screening pathways in response to COVID-19.
8 July 2021 — Blog post
Details of the public dialogue, commissioned by the UK NSC, Genomics England and the UKRI’s Sciencewise programme, to understand the views of the public about the potential use of whole genome sequencing in newborn screening.
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