The UK's massive push to incorporate genomic information across the National Health Service, through the 100,000 Genomes Project and the establishment of Genomics England, has sparked some worry from the medical community that its large-scale plans will lead to shoddy sequencing and analysis, PHG Foundation trustee Ron Zimmern says.

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