Is my patient eligible?
To review patient eligibility please Check the National Genomic Test Directory
All current versions of the resources associated with the request process are curated on NHS England Genomic website under the Genomics Resources tab
For ease of navigation direct links are in blocks on below.
One page pathway guide for WGS requests in Paediatric Oncology (non- neuro)
One page pathway guide for WGS requests in Paediatric Neurology Oncology
Acute Leukaemia in children, teenagers or young adults (>25 years)
For Information for this pathway please take me to the Whole Genome Sequencing Testing in Haematological malignancy section of the SWGLH website
Requesting a test for WGS in Solid tumours in Young People
For sample information and transport options please see: Sample Requirements and Transport
Complete the two forms below and send to mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
NHS Genomic Medicine Service test order form - Cancer
NHS Genomic Medicine Service record of discussion form
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 young persons' assent form
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:
NHS Genomic Medicine Service participation in research form
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:
Whole genome sequencing for suspected cancer:Information for patients and family members
Information about Whole genome sequencing fir if you think you have cancer - easy read
Genomics England Genomics Research and why it's important
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
There are many excellent education packages to support your genomic learning journey at HEE Genomics Educational Resources
For more targeted HEE Genomics Education resources to support Whole Genome Sequencing test pathway
Whole Genome Sequence request need advice?
If you require further information regarding genomic testing please contact the laboratory
Tel:0117 4146168 or mailto:email@example.com
If you require support for navigating the pathway including completion of paperwork please contact the Genomic Healthcare Practitioners
Last updated 9th December 2022