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Letters The 100 000 Genomes Project

The 100 000 Genomes Project: feeding back to patients

BMJ 2018; 361 doi: (Published 05 June 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;361:k2441
  1. Celia Moss, consultant dermatologist1,
  2. Aaron Wernham, dermatology registrar2
  1. 1Birmingham Women’s and Children's NHS Foundation Trust and University of Birmingham, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham B4 6NH, UK
  2. 2University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham B15 2TH, UK
  1. celia.moss{at}

The 100 000 Genomes Project described by Clare Turnbull and colleagues1 is a world leading initiative offering welcome opportunities for patients with rare and undiagnosed conditions. But the challenges of delivering results cannot be minimised.

Recruitment is behind schedule and only reached halfway in February, three years into the project, which is due to end this October. Reporting times remain longer …

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