Genetics “shop” to open in Manchester airportBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7076.247m (Published 25 January 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:247
- Tessa Richards
The Gene Shop, an innovative venture to increase public knowledge of genetics and genetic screening, will open in Manchester airport on 25 February.
The new shop is a non-commercial venture set up by the genetics department of the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital Trust and Euroscreen, a research programme funded by the European Union.
The Gene Shop will be staffed by health visitors and community paediatricians attached to the Manchester clinical genetics unit, who will be working with a lead health visitor with a background in education and genetics. All have been trained to deal with what is anticipated to be a broad range of …