Is my patient eligible?
Pathway guide for Haematological malignancy
The Bristol Haemato-Oncology Diagnostic Service provides an integrated diagnostic process for investigation and reporting blood, bone marrow, lymph node and other tissue samples investigated for the presence of haematological malignancy.
The service satisfies the NICE improving outcomes guidance published in 2004 as a Specialist Integrated Haematological Malignancy Diagnostic Service (SIHMDS). The service is collocated with the South West Genomic Laboratory Hub based at North Bristol NHS Trust.
Requesting a WGS test in HaemOnc
For sample information and transport options please see: Sample Requirements and Transport
Complete the two forms below and send to SWGLHexports@nbt.nhs.uk
All published forms can be found directly on the NHS Genomic Medicine Service Resources website.
For expediency we have directly linked to additional forms that may be required for specific circumstances in the conversation process:
NHS Genomic Medicine Service genomic consultee declaration (adult requests only)
Below is the form for opt in and out to the National Genomic Research Library as part of the conversation process:
Patient leaflets - WGS in cancer
All patient information leaflets can be found on NHS England National Genomic Services Resource pages and Genomics England Patients and Participants website pages
Direct links here:
WGS Clinical Guides
A short pathway guides for the request process for Whole Genome Sequencing can be accessed in the drop down at the top of this page.
The HEE resource for guidance on elements of the consent conversation can be found here:
Genomics Education Programme Resources
Whole Genome Sequence request need advice?
If you require further information regarding genomic testing please contact the laboratory
Tel:0117 4146168 or SWGLHexports@nbt.nhs.uk
If you require support for navigating the pathway including completion of paperwork please contact the Genomic Healthcare Practitioners
Last updated 17th October 2023