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A developing role in genetic counselling.
  1. S Farnish
  1. Genetic Services, Leicestershire Area Health Authority, Leicester Royal Infirmary.


    The valuable contribution made by nurses and social workers employed in genetic services in Britain was recognised by a Clinical Genetics Society Working Party. A recent survey has examined their role in the service and a selection of findings is presented in this paper. Their introduction to the clinical team facilitates the process of counselling and promotes a more comprehensive service for families.

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