News & Resources

Genomics Diagnostics is a fast moving field so, as an organisation, we are committed to finding and sharing new developments and genetic breakthroughs with you. Please check this page regularly for updates and news. 

 

Latest MBS Genetic Updates

Item 73348 – Modified - As of 1 January 2020, general practitioners can now order a cystic fibrosis carrier test on a patient who has a laboratory established family history of cystic fibrosis. For full details please visit the MBS. Please ensure appropriate clinical notes are written on the request form.

 

Resources

NSW Centre for Genetics Education

http://www.genetics.edu.au/

NHMRC information on genetics for consumers and clinicians: 

https://www.nhmrc.gov.au/health-advice/genomics

RACGP genomics in general practice

https://www.racgp.org.au/your-practice/guidelines/genomics/

RCPA – what is pathology and what is genetic pathology

https://www.rcpa.edu.au/Library/College-Policies/Position-Statements/Role-of-the-Genetic-Pathologist

RANZCOG guidelines on prenatal screening and diagnosis  for genetic conditions

https://ranzcog.edu.au/RANZCOG_SITE/media/RANZCOG-MEDIA/Women%27s%20Health/Statement%20and%20guidelines/Clinical-Obstetrics/Prenatal-screening_1.pdf?ext=.pdf

NIH – Genetics Home Reference

https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/

PHG Foundation – working to translate medical advances into practical benefits with a special focus on genomics

https://www.phgfoundation.org/news

Genomics Education Programme

https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/news/item/447-rcgp-publishes-genomics-podcasts-and-webinars/?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=SocialSignIn note

ESHG – European Society for Human Genetics

https://www.eshg.org/index.php?id=eshgdocs