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Genomics

Part of Health and Social Care – in the House of Commons on 29th October 2019.

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Photo of David Davis David Davis Conservative, Haltemprice and Howden

I commend the Minister for the progressive approach the Government have taken to genomics, but for a large number of genetic diseases the symptoms do not manifest themselves until after developmental damage has been done. Will the Government consider whether we should extend genomic testing to all neonates—all newborns—at some point in the future?