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Gynaecology service waiting times pressures

We would like to apologise to our patients for the current delays in allocating outpatient appointments. We would like to assure you that our Appointments Team are working hard to ensure that all patients are booked as soon as possible in order of clinical priority and then in chronological order from when patient referrals were received.  

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The role of genetics in healthcare is one of the most rapidly expanding areas of development. Liverpool Women’s provides a regional genetics service known as the Merseyside and Cheshire Genetics Service - serving a population of around 2.8 million people across Merseyside, Cheshire and the Isle of Man.

It comprises our Clinical Genetics Service as well as our Laboratory Services. The telephone number on the top right hand side of this page relates to the Clinical Genetics Service only. Please refer to the Health Professionals section for contact details for Laboratory Services.

If you are a Health Professional you can access referral information via the Health Professionals section.

What we do

Our main role is to diagnose and counsel families with possible or known inherited disorders. We receive referrals for families who have or at risk of a having a genetic condition. Our team of specialists support families by providing:

  • An accurate diagnosis
  • Information about how a genetic condition may develop
  • Assessments on the risk of transmitting a genetic condition 
  • Support for families with understandable information and counselling

Where we work

Clinical Genetics and our Laboratory Services are located within the Crown Street site of Liverpool Women's. 

Just a little note to say thank you so very much for all your help and kindness during my gene testing. You were so understanding and reassuring and I really appreciate everything you have done.

- patient

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