Providing nursing care and support to individuals and families with genetic/genomic healthcare needs
Maggie Kirk Professor of genetics education, Genomics Policy Unit, Faculty of Life Sciences and Education, University of South Wales, Pontypridd
Martine Marshallsay Assistant head of nursing, Learning Disabilities Directorate, Abertawe BroMorgannwg University Health Board, Swansea
This is the final article in a series looking at how nurses can develop confidence and competence in genetics and genomics health care. This article focuses on the role of the nurse in providing ongoing care and support for families affected by genetics and/or genomics issues.
Nursing Standard. 28, 16,39-46. doi: 10.7748/ns2013.12.28.16.39.e7470Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review
Received: 19 December 2012
Accepted: 31 May 2013