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NHS 'must catch up with genetics revolution'

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The government's chief genetics adviser, Sir John Bell, says the NHS is "completely unprepared" to make use of recent breakthroughs in in genetic science.

Geneticist Professor Steve Jones and by Dr Ron Zimmerman, head of the public health genetics unit in Cambridge, discuss whether he is right to be so sceptical.


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