Alastair Kent OBE | Retired

Alastair Kent OBE, , Retired

Alastair Kent was the executive director of Genetic Alliance UK, the national alliance of over 200 patient support organisations supporting families with rare, genetic and undiagnosed conditions, for almost 25 years. In 2017 he stepped back from this role to become an ambassador for that organisation, finally retiring at the end of April 2018. He now works independently on issues relating to health policy and patient engagement in rare and genetic diseases.


Precision 2018 Day 2 @ 11:40

Roundtable discussion session

This roundtable session will run as two, 30 minute rotations, enabling you to join 2 roundtables of your choice

Table 4: Cost and benefits of precision medicine

Precision 2018 Day 2 @ 13:00

13:00 Networking Lunch

Break out panel: Patient involvement in precision medicine
  • What are the benefits of involving the public in precision medicine
  • The patient experience with precision medicine and patient involvement
  • How clinicians can improve the patient experience
  • What are the barriers to involvement and how can they be overcome

Precision 2018 Day 2 @ 14:29

Chaired by Alastair Kent, Consultant

Precision 2018 Day 2 @ 16:29

Chaired by: Alastair Kent, Ambassador, Genetic Alliance UK

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