NHS Strategy for Personalised Medicine revealed

The Medical Director of NHS England has outlined a broad strategy for shifting the National Health System (NHS) towards deliver of personalised medicine. Sir Bruce Keogh told the NHS England Board that their role is to accelerate and capitalise on the transformations already underway related to the 100,000 Genomes Project “within a broader and more expansive strategy for personalised medicine” that is consistent with the Five Year Forward View and challenges and priorities for the NHS. These were noted to include improved prevention, earlier and more precise diagnosis of disease, and targeted interventions using companion diagnostics. The Strategy for Personalised Medicine Board paper defines personalised medicine as the move away from a ‘one size fits all’ approach towards one that uses emergent technologies ‘such as diagnostic tests, functional genomic technologies,…


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