Education & Training

Health Education England’s Genomics Education programme (GEP) is the NHS initiative to ensure its workforce has the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to remain a world leader in genomic medicine.

Julie Atkey is the Training and Education Manager in the Yorkshire and Humber Genomic Medicine Centre. Julie works closely with Health Education England (HEE) to deliver the GEP for healthcare professionals in the region and supporting workforce transformation across the health service. You can get in touch with Julie via

Her role is supported by Jeanette Thorpe ( Engagement and Promotions Lead and together they work closely with Debbie Beirne (, Patient and Public Information (PPI) Lead. You can find out more about the Patient Involvement Panel here.