The Forum aims to be inclusive in its
membership, drawing strength
from the diversity of the organisations and individuals it will bring together who share a
common interest in this vital topic. Members will include insurance companies and other
businesses; caring professions; charities; organisations concerned with research and
research funding; local Government; NHS and NHS trusts; academics; and consumer groups.
LIAISON WITH GOVERNMENT
The Government has established a Genetics
and Insurance Committee to validate generic tests. The Forum welcomes this development and
will seek to co-operate with the Committee, aiming to complement its work by encouraging
research and debate which will help to establish the usefulness (or otherwise) of genetic
test results for insurance applications.