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NHS Genomic Medicine Service (GMS) Research Collaborative

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What is the NHS Genomic Medicine Service (GMS) Research Collaborative?

The NHS Genomic Medicine Service (GMS) Research Collaborative is a partnership between the NHS GMS, Genomics England and the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) to support genomic research and development on a national scale.

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What does the NHS GMS Research Collaborative do?

Provides researchers and NHS clinicians with access to:

  • Data from The National Genomic Research Library
  • Clinical data from consenting patients in the NHS.
  • Expert advice from researchers

All the data made available is secure, anonymised, and accessible with all due consent.

Aims to speed up research

By creating a quick feedback mechanism to assess research applications quickly.

The NHS GMS Research Collaborative will ensure alignment with national research aims to deliver better outcomes for patients both now and in the future.

How to apply

Find further information on making submissions to the NHS GMS Research Collaborative and download the relevant forms on NHS England's website.

You can also contact the NHS GMS Research Collaborative secretariat at [email protected]

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