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Genetic Advisory Centres

Volume 24: debated on Wednesday 26 May 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will give the number and location of genetic advisory centres presently in operation; and if he will make a statement.

A list of 75 centres providing advice on human genetics is appended to the booklet "Human Genetics" prepared by the Standing Medical Advisory Committee. The list of centres was revised in May 1981. Health authorities are responsible for the geographical distribution of centres within their own localities.