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We work across the healthcare system and cross-Government as the senior advisor on healthcare science.


The 100,000 Genomes Project aims to make the UK the world leader in ground-breaking genetic research into cancer and rare diseases.

Personalised medicine

The future of health will see genomic medicine and next-generation diagnostics driving personalised treatments and interventions.

CSO programmes

Find out more about our various programmes across emerging science and innovation, quality improvement and system wide projects.

News and blogs

Welcoming a new era of innovative treatment for haemophilia patients

With therapies that can change a patients’ DNA, what once seemed like science fiction is now science fact. Since 2021, NHS England has commissioned three gene therapies for the treatment of specific rare genetic conditions, including onasemnogene abeparvovec (Zolgensma®) for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), atidarsagene autotemcel (Libmeldy®) for metachromatic leukodystrophy and eladocagene exuparvovec (Upstaza®) for […]