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Genetic testing caution

  • Genetic testing caution

Genetic testing caution

Genetic testing of babies, without parental discussions with Doctors, is concerning Health Authorities.

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Professor Graeme Suthers from the Royal College of Pathologists, says while they broadly support testing, it is vital that it be overseen by a qualified medical professional

"If you're wanting to get a medical genetic test it's really important to speak to your local doctor, a person who knows you, to provide you with good independent advice. The doctor's also responsible to you and to the community for the level of professional advice they provide".