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Genetics can tell us why illnesses sometimes run in families, how they are passed on from one generation to the next, and what can
be done to avoid that. Sometimes people are born with
conditions that are not in their family. Genetics can help work out
the chance of that happening again if the family decides to have another baby.
Victorian Clinical Genetics Services works with hospitals and
healthcare providers across Victoria and Tasmania to provide genetic services
People who may wish to consult with genetic services include
people with a family history of a genetic condition, people planning
a pregnancy and other people seeking advice and support.
Victorian Clinical Genetics Services help people make informed
decisions about their health and wellbeing through:
Victorian Clinical Genetics Services assists individuals and
Contact Victorian Clinical Genetics Services -
Telephone: (03) 8341 6201