Talk to me about: Clinical service transformation, Clinical Genetics, Fetal Genomics

Jennifer is the Head of the Yorkshire Regional Clinical Genetics Service, based at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, and has experience of developing new services and innovative approaches to service delivery, to meet the demands of an evolving Genomic Medicine Service. She works closely with colleagues in Leeds, Newcastle and Sheffield, in a network of Clinical Geneticists and Genetic Counsellors collaborating across the region. The three Clinical Genetics Services are part of the North East and Yorkshire Genomic Medicine Service (NEY GMS). Jennifer is Chair of the NEY Clinical Genetics Executive and is a member of the NEY GMS Executive.

As a consultant Clinical Geneticist, she has clinical interests in prenatal genetics/fetal genomics and skeletal dysplasias, and particularly in the diagnosis and management of genetic bone disorders presenting in pregnancy and infancy.

Jennifer is Deputy Chair of the UK Fetal Genomics Group (FGG) Steering Group, and represents FGG on the Clinical Genetics Society (CGS) Council. She is a member of the NHSE R21 (Prenatal Exomes) Clinical Oversight Group and a member of the National Genomic Test Evaluation Working Group (Rare Diseases). She is joint SRO for the NEY GMSA Fetal Genomics Transformation Project and has led work to assess and address equity of access to genomic services relating to pregnancy.