A-Z Patient Leaflets

This section contains all the english language publications that Genetic Alliance UK has produced for patients affected by genetic disorders and their families.

For publications in other languages please see our Library of leaflets in other languages section.

Please note that some of the PDF files below are large (1MB) and may take a while to download. If you have problems opening the file, please right click the link and choose the option 'save as' to save the file on your computer. You can then open it from there.

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Printable booklets

Amniocentesis Test

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Carrier Testing

 N/A

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Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS) Test

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Chromosome Changes

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Chromosome Translocations

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Cord Blood Leaflet

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Dominant Inheritance

N/A 

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FAQ on Biobanks 

Produced by the European Genetic Alliances Network (EGAN) and Roche. Genetic Alliance UK is a member of EGAN.

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FAQ on Clinical Trials

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FAQ about Genetic Testing

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Genetic Glossary

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Gene Therapy and Ethics – The Patients View 

An EGAN publication

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Getting the most out of your Genetic appointment

Produced by the Department of Health through consultation with patients. It aims to help patients make decisions on their treatment in partnership with a health professional. 

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Genetics Whats it Got to do with me?
A resource pack for siblings of people with a genetic disorder

(please note that some of the contact details may be out of date in this publication, if you have any questions please contact us)

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(for younger siblings)

 

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(for older siblings)

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(for older siblings)

Glossary of terms used in Clinical Trials

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Information about your Genetic Appointment

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Inherited Cancer

N/A 

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Life Insurance Guide

N/A 

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Living without a diagnosis

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Over the Counter Testing

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Patient Involvement in Clinical Research

A guide for Patient Organisations and Patient Representatives

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Patient Involvement in Clinical Research

A guide for Sponsors and Investigators

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Predictive Testing

N/A 

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Personalised Healthcare

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German Format

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German Format

Recessive Inheritance

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A guide to registry design

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What happens in a Genetic Laboratory

N/A

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Travel Insurance Guide

N/A

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What is a Genetic Test

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X Linked Inheritance

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