Managing healthcare

The Health and Care System Explained

The Health and Care System Explained

The new health and care system becomes fully operational from 1 April to deliver the ambitions set out in the Health and Social Care Act. NHS England, Public Health England, the NHS Trust Development Authority and Health Education England will take on their full range of responsibilities.

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Practical tips

Practical tips

Giving your child medicines or visiting the doctors can be stressful. Here are some tips. If you have any more advice you would like to share with other parents email us at hello@geneticdisordersuk.org

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Specialist genetic centres

Specialist genetic centres

The United Kingdom and Ireland have a number of specialist genetic centres. Wherever you live you'll find a centre (or a satellite clinic) to help you.

Whether you're looking for help with diagnosis, condition management or anything else to do with genetics, here is the information to help you get through to the right people.

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NHS help with costs

NHS help with costs

Although treatment on the NHS is free at the point of delivery, there may still be some costs (for example, your journey to hospital) which may be reclaimed, which should ease any added stress.

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