A workshop for all clinicians working in learning disability and children and young people services clinicians who want to know more about microarray analysis of chromosomes in individuals with learning difficulties or multiple congenital anomalies.

3rd May 2017 13.00-16.30 Venue: Large meeting room; Institute in the Park Alder Hey Hospital L14 5AB

Attendees will be able to confidently consent a patient for microarray testing and understand the impact of such testing on the patient and family members. They will also gain an understanding of the referral pathway for patients depending on the different results of the testing.

Who should attend?
Paediatricians, neonatologists, psychiatrists, CAHMS team, community child health workers, those working with adults with learning difficulties

  • To understand the place of microarray testing in the context of previous chromosome testing technologies
  • To understand the clinical benefits and limitations of microarray technology
  • To understand how microarray results are interpreted
  • To understand the importance of taking appropriate informed consent
  • To understand the different microarray results
  • To understand the potential impact of microarray testing for other members of the family

For further details and to register your interest, please contact Joanne King on 0151 802 5010 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you are a member of one of the LHP Partner Organisations the delegate cost is £20 for the day. If coming from external to the partnership the cost is £40. Funded places are available