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Chief Scientific Officer
Making sure science stays at the heart of the NHS to improve care.
What is healthcare science?
The work of healthcare scientists underpins 80% of all diagnoses.
Partners and stakeholders
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.
The future of health will see genomic medicine and next-generation diagnostics driving personalised treatments and interventions.
Find out more about our various programmes across emerging science and innovation, quality improvement and system wide projects.
News and blogs
World-first NHS test to curb transfusion side-effects for thousands with inherited blood disorders
The NHS is set to introduce a new genetic blood-matching test for thousands living with sickle-cell disease or thalassemia that could reduce painful side-effects of transfusion treatments. As it marks its 75th year, the NHS is to become the first healthcare system in the world to provide blood group genotyping – a detailed DNA analysis […]