The objects of the PCGS are to increase awareness, stimulate interest and research in clinical genetics amongst primary care professionals by:
(a) Supporting primary care professionals (PCPs) with an interest in clinical genetics through the delivery of education and information by working in partnership with professional and patient organisations, patients, carers and their families;
(b) Identifying new opportunities to provide information and education to PCPs with the aim of improving the care of people concerned with issues relevant to clinical genetics;
(c) Supporting primary care professionals (PCPs) as they seek to maximize the quality of life and wellbeing of their patients presenting with concerns relating to clinical genetics;
(d) Help to improve diagnosis and appropriate referral of people with inherited conditions through to specialist services;
(e) Help to relate advances in clinical genetics to general practice medicine.
(f) Connecting appropriate individuals, organisations and sponsors together to develop learning networks and enable the efficient dissemination of information and education to PCPs;