Commission calls for evidence from people with genetic disordersBMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7316.770d (Published 06 October 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:770
- Anne Gulland
People affected by a genetic disorder will be given a chance to influence policy on genetics, a government watchdog said last week.
As it launched its first annual report, the Human Genetics Commission also announced plans to set up a consultative panel of around 100 people affected by a genetic disorder.
The panel, which will include patients, relatives, and carers, will act as a sounding board for the commission's reports and recommendations and will give the commission an insight into the concerns of people with a genetic disorder.
Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, …