Genetics - patient leaflets

Diagnosing and assessing the risk of inheriting a genetic condition

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every two years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Cystic fibrosis carrier testing

Description:
This leaflet explains more about tests to find out if you are a carrier of the cystic fibrosis gene.

Dominant inheritance

Description:
This leaflet gives information about dominant inheritance.

Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Description:
This leaflet gives information about DMD and how it is passed on to your children.

Edward's syndrome

Description:
This is a leaflet gives information on how Edwards' syndrome happens and possible tests for you to have.

Genetic testing for cancer genes

Description:
This leaflet explains more about genetic testing for a breast cancer susceptibility gene panel.

Genetic testing of children

Description:
This leaflet gives information about why your child might have genetic testing, what the tests are, and possible outcomes.

Genetics and sensorineural hearing loss

Description:
This leaflet gives information about SNHL, and the chances of how it can affect your children.

Genetics insurance

Description:
Useful information about how insurance companies are allowed to use genetic test results.

Germline mosaicism

Description:
This leaflet gives more information about germline mosaicism, including possible tests for future pregnancies.

Huntington's disease

Description:
This leaflet gives more information about Huntington's disease, including what causes it and tests that are available.
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