Improving Your Health and Wellbeing

  • What is genetic screening?

    17 January 2020

    Genetic screening, or testing as it is sometimes called, is often an invaluable tool in helping clinicians to diagnose a genetic condition or to assess the likelihood of someone developing a particular illness or disease. Genetic screening tests Screening tests are often considered an important part of any public health programme and are usually quite general in nature. They are normally offered to people who are considered quite healthy but may be at risk of a particular condition.