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About the Clinical Genetics Network

The ACI Clinical Genetics Network has been established to improve the experience and delivery of healthcare for patients accessing clinical genetics services in NSW by developing and implementing best practice.

Our People

Bronwyn Burgess

Ms Bronwyn Burgess, Co-Chair

Genetic Counsellor
Manager – Hunter Genetics Clinical Genetics Service
Hunter Genetics, Waratah Campus, Hunter New England Local Health District

Lisa Worgan

Dr Lisa Worgan,
Co-Chair


Sen Staff Specialist, Clinical Geneticist
Head of Clinical Genetics Service
Institute of Precision Medicine & Bioinformatics,
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Overview

In October 2016, the Genetics Services Advisory Committee (GSAC) transitioned from the NSW Ministry of Health to the Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI). The previous Genetics Services Advisory Committee (GSAC) was established in 1989 and provided advice and recommendations to NSW Ministry of Health on policy, planning and outcome evaluation of clinical genetics and genomics.

ACI established a Clinical Genetics Network that is supported by an Executive Committee. The ACI Clinical Genetics Executive Committee facilitates the expert advice from network members in regards to clinical genetics and genomics services to assist in the development and implementation of new or improved models of care to improve health outcomes for people living in NSW.