There is now a limited amount of HEE funding available for anybody wishing to take one or more Genomic Medicine modules as CPPD.

Each module consists of 5 teaching days, either Mon-Fri or one day per week for 5 consecutive weeks. NHS staff are usually eligible for HEE funding, conditional on the written support of their manager.

The list of available modules is as follows:

Fundamentals in Human Genetics and Genomics: 11-15 March 2019

Omics Techniques and Technologies and their Application to Genomic Medicine: 1-5 Apr 2019

Genomics of Common and Rare Inherited Diseases: Friday 10/17/24/31 May & 7 June 2019

Bioinformatics, Interpretation and Data Quality Assurance in Genome Analysis: Monday 10/17/24 June & 1/8 Jul 2019

Genomics in Cancer Pathology: Friday 14/21/28 June & 5/12 July 2019

Any NHS staff who wish to apply or would like more information are encouraged to email genomics@contacts.bham.ac.uk

Further details about the course can be found at the University of Birmingham Genomic Medicine website https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/taught/med/genomic-medicine.aspx. Details about funding can be found at the HEE Genomic Medicine website https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/taught-courses/courses/masters-in-genomic-medicine/

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