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Genetics Healthcare & Public Health Screening in Scotland
  This briefing describes genetic healthcare services and public health screening programmes in Scotland. It includes a brief introduction to genetics in relation to healthcare; information on the four regional genetics services and an overview of recent developments in genetic healthcare in Scotland. This briefing also outlines public health screening programmes relating to pregnancy, newborn and adult screening.

  • Type:

    Policy Document

  • Date:

    03 September 2012

  • Publication Status:


  • Library of Congress:

    RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine

  • Dewey Decimal Classification:

    610.7 Medical education, research & nursing

  • Funders:

    The Scottish Parliament


Kerr, G. (2012). Genetics Healthcare & Public Health Screening in Scotland. The Scottish Parliament



Screening programmes, public health, genetic healthcare,

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