Clinical genetics services

Diagnosing and assessing the risk of inheriting a genetic condition

Our services extend to regional genetics clinics throughout the South East, although these may have longer waiting times than our clinics at Guy's Hospital. Some of the clinics are only suitable for adults and others only for children. Please specify on your referral if your patient would prefer to attend one of these clinic locations.

Location

Frequency

Staff

Ashford

Padua Ward - top floor
William Harvey Hospital
Kennington Road
Willesborough
Ashford
Kent
TN24 0LZ

Every two months

Consultant clinical geneticist: Dr Dragana Josifova

 

Brighton - children’s clinic

Seaside View Child Development Centre
Brighton General Hospital
Elm Grove
Brighton BN2 3EW

Monthly

 

Consultant clinical geneticist: Dr Shehla Mohammed (thursday) / Dr Muriel Holder (monday)

Brighton Cancer Clinic

Brighton Park Centre 177 Preston Road Brighton BN1 6AG

Twice- monthly

Consultant clinical geneticist: Dr Louise Izzat

Consultant genetic counsellor: Dr Vishakha Tripathi

Canterbury

Children’s Assessment Unit
Kent and Canterbury Hospital
Ethelbert Road
Canterbury
Kent CT1 3NG

Every two months

 

Consultant clinical geneticist: Dr Dragana Josifova

No adults seen at this clinic.

Eastbourne

Friston Ward
Eastbourne District General Hospital
Kings Drive
Eastbourne
Sussex BN21 2UD

Quarterly

Consultant clinical geneticist:  Dr Melita Irving

Hastings - children's clinic

Conquest Hospital
Kipling Unit, The Ridge
St Leonards on Sea
Hastings
Sussex TN37 7RD 

Every one-two months

Consultant clinical geneticist: Dr Shehla Mohammed

 

Hastings adult general & cancer clinic (also known as the Battle clinic)

3rd floor, Station Plaza Health Centre
Station Approach
Hastings TN34 1BA

Every month

Genetic counsellor: Charlotte Tomlinson

Maidstone - children's clinic

Maidstone Hospital
Hermitage Lane
Barming
Maidstone
Kent ME16 9QQ 

Every two months

Consultant clinical geneticist: Dr Charu Desphande and Dr Ana Beleza

Maidstone adult cancer genetics clinic

Maidstone Hospital
Hermitage Lane
Barming
Maidstone
Kent ME16 9QQ 

 Monthly

Consultant clinical geneticist from Guy’s: Dr Anju Kulkarni

Genetic counsellor: Cecilia Compton and Bee Lotter

Medway

Medway Maritime Hospital
Residence 13
Windmill Road
Gillingham
Kent ME7 5NY

Twice-Monthly

Consultant clinical geneticist: Dr Charu Desphande

Genetic counsellor: Alison Lashwood, Sally Watts, Charlotte Tomlinson

Whitstable

Estuary View Medical Centre 
Boorman Way
Whitstable
Kent CT5 3SE

Twice-monthly

Consultant clinical geneticist: Dr. Ana Beleza

Genetic counsellors: Eshika Haque and Roberta Rizzo

 

Below are the specialist or multidisciplinary clinics held at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and Evelina London Children’s Hospital. Your family may be able to have follow up or attend screening, after meeting the specialist team.

Clinic name

Location

Achondroplasia 

Evelina London

Bardet Biedl Syndrome

Guy’s 

BRCA family services

Guy’s

Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Service CRAS

various

Connective tissue disorder

Cardiac outpatients

Dermatology (cancer)



Dermatology (general) 

Guy’s

Endocrine

Guy’s 

Eye genetics

Guy’s 

fetal cardiology

Evelina London

Fetal medicine unit (FMU) 

St Thomas’

Sickle cell and thalassaemia

Wooden Spoon House

Haemophilia genetics centre

St Thomas'

Huntington's disease

Guy’s

Inherited Cardiac Conditions

St Thomas'

Metabolic clinic

 

Neurofibromatosis, type 1 (NF1)

 

Neurofibromatosis, type 2 (NF2)

 

Paediatric neurology/genetics

Evelina London

Preimplanatation genetic diagnosis (PGD)

Guy’s 

Prenatal diagnostic service

 

Rapid access 

Guy’s

Skeletal dysplasia

Evelina

Tay Sachs

Guy’s

von Hippel Lindau (VHL)

Guy’s 

Xeroderma Pigmentosa (XP)  

Guy’s