Dr Christine Patch

Dr Christine Patch is a Trustee at the Progress Educational Trust (PET). She is also President of the European Society of Human Genetics, Clinical Lead in Genetic Counselling at Genomics England (the company established by the UK Government's Department of Health to implement the 100,000 Genomes Project) and a Reader in Genomic Healthcare at King's College London 's Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery.

Christine originally began her career as a nurse. She was previously Consultant Genetic Counsellor and Manager at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust's Clinical Genetics Department, and she led and developed the clinical genetics service at Guy's Hospital. She was also Chair of the British Society for Genetic Medicine, and a Member of the UK Government's Human Genetics Commission. She is coauthor of Genetics for the Health Sciences: A Handbook for Clinical Healthcare (buy this book from Amazon UK).