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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Genetics

Coronavirus / COVID-19

If you have a new continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss or change to your sense of taste or smell, do not come to our hospitals. Follow the national advice.

Please find information on our services and visiting restrictions in our COVID-19 section.

Patients and visitors must wear a face covering in our hospitals.

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Welcome to Clinical Genetics

May 2020 - COVID-19 update

General advice regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) for patients with rare genetic disorders (pdf, 269 KB)

Genetic Alliance UK COVID-19 information hub

Interactive online patient tool for people with rare diseases to better understand their risk of COVID-19
British Society for Genetic Medicine, the Clinical Genetics Society and Aimes

General advice regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) for patients with rare genetic disorders - Unique

Information on COVID-19 for people with rare disorders, including rare chromosome and gene disorders, as British Sign Language videos

Patients with Clinical Genetics appointments

Our working pattern has changed.

Routine clinics have been cancelled, but we are trying to contact our patients to carry out telephone consultations wherever possible.

Please do contact us in the event of a pregnancy at potential risk of a genetic problem.

We will update this website when we resume our normal service.

Important referral information.

About us

Clinical Genetics is a medical specialty which is concerned with the cause, course, diagnosis and treatment of genetic and part-genetic disorders.

Oxford Regional Genetics Service is a service provided by Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Frequently asked questions about Genomics England and the 100,000 Genomes Project

Virtual appointments

Important - if you log in to OUH e-Referral system and see a telemed appointment like this:

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Please do not come to the genetics department as this is a virtual appointment. Please do not re-schedule.

You will receive a letter or an appointment in due course. If you have any queries please call 01865 226024

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