About the Clinical Genetics department

The Clinical Genetics service covers a population of 4.5 million in North and East London and Essex. 

Our multidisciplinary team of doctors, genetic counsellors and clinical scientists provide support to children and adults affected by or at risk of genetic disorders.

Our services include:

  • Diagnosis of genetic disorders
  • Risk assessment and genetic counselling for patients with a family history of an inherited disorder or a family cancer syndrome
  • Predictive genetic testing including prenatal diagnosis for some genetic disorders