It is crucial that we continue to push the boundaries and this new plan will mean we are the first country in the world to use DNA codes in the mainstream of the health service.
By unlocking the power of DNA data, the NHS will lead the global race for better tests, better drugs and above all better care.
– David Cameron
We are turning an important scientific breakthrough into a potentially life-saving reality for NHS patients across the country.
If we get this right, we could transform how we diagnose and treat our most complex diseases not only here but across the world, while enabling our best scientists to discover the next wonder drug or breakthrough technology.