Monthly Archives August 2014

Clinical Genetics for hospital administrators, medical directors and IT solution providers

Occasionally in my darker moments I have the feeling that, in certain sectors of hospital practice (HAs/MDs/ITSPs to give them an abbreviation), Clinical Genetics will never be understood. It is paradoxical because on the one hand, genetics appears to be climbing ever higher on the political agenda (see eg this article); but on the other, Clinical Geneticists often feel that their existence is, if not mystifiying, then downright annoying to HAs/MDs/ITSPs . With this in mind, and wishing to dispel mystification and annoyance wherever I find it in hospital corridors, I have written these briefing notes about Clinical Genetics, focussing in particular
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