Guy’s Hospital Genetic Counselling Taster Day

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Education & training, Healthcare Science
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Event date
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023 @ 13:00pm — 16:30pm
online via Microsoft Teams

This event hosted by the Guy’s Hospital Genetic Counselling team is aimed at students and professionals with an interest in Genetic Counselling. There is a £15.00 fee to attend this event. To book a place or for more details please email Tobi Lawal at Oluwatobiloba.lawal1@nhs.net.


1:00pm Welcome Tobi Lawal – STP Trainee Genetic Counsellor
1:15pm Introduction: what is genetic counselling? Ellie Carden – Genetic Counsellor (cancer and prenatal)
1:30pm Panel discussion: a day in the life of a genetic counsellor Varisha Desai – Genetic Counsellor (cancer)

Emily Dixon – Genetic Counsellor (general)

Catrina Williams – Genetic Counsellor (general)

2:15pm Skills introduction: family history taking Chloe Bush and Toby Lawai – STP Trainee Genetic Counsellors
2:45pm Break
3:00pm Skills introduction: case study Ellie Carden – Genetic Counsellor

Toby Lawai – STP Trainee Genetic Counsellor

3:30pm Training routes and career progression Toby Lawai – STP Trainee Genetic Counsellor

Varisha Desai – Genetic Counsellor

Ashleigh Butler – Genomic Associate

4:00pm Top tips for applications Poppy Emmett – Principal Genetic Counsellor
4:15pm Closing remarks Poppy Emmett – Principal Genetic Counsellor
4:20pm Questions All

Last updated on 21st September 2023