GMS Document Library

Below are some of the key documents explaining how we fit into national strategies

GMS Document Library

NHS Genomic Medicine Service

The NHS Genomic Medicine Service (NHS GMS) is the arm of the NHS working to enable the NHS to harness the power of genomic technology and science to improve the health of our population.

The aims of the NHS GMS are to provide:

  • Consistent and equitable care for the country’s 55 million people
  • A single National Genomic Test Directory covering use of all genomic technologies from single genes to whole genome sequencing
  • A national genomic knowledge base to provide real world data to inform academic and industry research and development

Accelerating genomic medicine in the NHS

A strategy for embedding genomics in the NHS over the next 5 years.

The Topol Review

The Topol Review outlined recommendations to ensure the NHS is the world leader in using digital technologies to benefit patients. It will involve implementing technologies such as genomics, digital medicine, artificial intelligence and robotics at a faster pace and on a greater scale than anywhere else in the world.

NHS Long Term Workforce Plan 2023: what employers need to know

This briefing highlights the key NHS Employers’ resources and actions employers will need to take to implement the NHS Long Term Workforce Plan.

Health Education England Educator Workforce Strategy

The Educator Workforce Strategy sets out seven priorities that will lead to sufficient capacity and quality of educators to allow the growth in healthcare workforce that is needed to deliver care, now and in the future. The strategy aims to tackle concerns in the healthcare education sector and from service providers about the capacity of educators to meet the current and future demands for education and training.

The recommendations made in the strategy will be used by the Workforce, Training and Education directorate in the new NHS England to develop, with stakeholders, an implementation plan which will sit alongside the Long Term Workforce Plan for the NHS.

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