speaker profile

Menna Hawkins

Polyposis Nurse Specialist

Cambridge Rare Disease Network - RAREsummit19 | Menna Hawkins 1

Talk:  Creating genetic reports that are understood by non-specialists: a case study

Bio: Menna has worked in the Polyposis Registry at St Mark’s Hospital since 2017 as a genetics and family history nurse, having previously worked on a gastro-intestinal surgical ward. Her main role is to provide genetic counselling and blood tests to new patients as well as identifying at risk relatives through family history taking.

The Polyposis Registry looks after patients and families with polyposis conditions, providing genetic testing, endoscopy, surgery and life-long clinical management.