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Oxford NHS Genomic Medicine Centre Launch Event

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The Oxford Belfry

Milton Common

Thame

OX9 2JW

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The Oxford NHS Genomic Medicine Centre (Oxford NHS GMC) is celebrating its launch with an event jointly hosted by Oxford Academic Health Science Network (Oxford AHSN) on the 27th June at the Oxford Belfry near Thame. The event will include important updates on the progress of this exciting area of development within the region and speakers will discuss a variety of topics to facilitate understanding and development of key areas of the NHS GMC.

Objectives:

  • To support development of relationships required to build the Oxford NHS GMC

  • To provide an overview of current national and regional activities

  • To share and discuss the local challenges and opportunities

  • To launch the Local Delivery Plan


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17:00 Registration with refreshments and light buffet, networking and exhibition

17:30 Welcome Oxford NHS Genomic Medicine Centre – our progress & plans

Dr Anna Schuh, Oxford NHS GMC Clinical Programme Director

17:40 National update on the 100,000 Genomes Programme & embedding genomic medicine in NHS standard care

Dr Tom Fowler, Deputy Chief Scientist & Director of Public Health, Genomics England

18:00 Thames Valley Cancer Alliance -transformational change required to achieve world-class cancer outcomes across our region

Dr Bruno Holthof, Thames Valley Cancer Alliance Chair, CEO OUHFT

18:20 Cancer WGS - how to integrate molecular diagnostics into clinical practice

Professor Ahmed Ashour Ahmed – Professor of Gynaecological Oncology and Consultant Gynaecological Surgeon at the Oxford Cancer & Haematology Centre

18:40 Rare disease WGS – the clinical pathway and the patient experience

Dr Ed Blair, Oxford NHS GMC Rare Disease Lead

19:00 Haematological Malignancies: Providing equitable access to precision medicine for all patients with blood cancers

Dr Anna Schuh, Oxford NHS GMC Clinical Programme Director

19:15 Going forward together: patient and public involvement

Dr Sian Rees, Director for Patient and Public Involvement, Engagement and Experience, Oxford AHSN

19:30 Building the legacy of an informed and educated workforce

Jennifer Whitfield, Training and Education Lead, Oxford GMC

19:45 Panel questions – an opportunity to raise any questions on topics so far

Selection of speakers from above sessions

20:00 Networking and exhibition

21:00 Close


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