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Genetic Services

  

Clinical genetics is a specialist regional service based at Birmingham Women’s Hospital.


  • For each discipline and area there is at least one designated consultant clinical geneticist and genetic counsellor with outreach clinics held across the West Midlands region.
  • General and multidisciplinary specialist Genetics clinics are held at a variety of locations throughout Coventry and Warwickshire.
  • Patients referred to the Clinical Genetics Service are allocated a Consultant Geneticist and/or Genetic Counsellor based on their address.
  • In some cases patients may be invited to Birmingham to attend supra-regional clinics for example in the management of ophthalmic genetics, neurogenetics, skeletal dysplasia or long QT syndromes.

Contacts
For urgent enquiries a duty geneticist is available on 0121 627 2630 to discuss urgent problems or referrals. For pregnancy referrals the genetic counsellor can be contacted directly or if unavailable please contact the department directly on 0121 627 2630.

Referrals
This service has been setup as a Referral Assessment Service and can be accessed on the NHS eReferral Service under Genetics. All referrals will be reviewed prior to an appointment being allocated.

Consultant Clinical Geneticist
Birmingham Women’s Hospital
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TG
Telephone: 0121 627 2630

For further details follow link on right

 

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