Welcome to the Genetic Counsellor Registration Board Website

Welcome to the website of the Genetic Counsellor Registration Board (GCRB).

The purpose of the GCRB is to establish, maintain and improve standards of practice in genetic counselling to assure public safety in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

It seeks to achieve this through accepting responsibility in three primary areas :

  • Setting and monitoring standards for entry to the profession.
  • Establishing and maintaining open and transparent systems of professional accreditation.
  • Maintaining and improving standards of professional practice, to protect and promote the professional reputation for the benefit of the profession and public alike.

The vision of the GCRB is “ensuring expertise to serve families with genetic conditions”.

The GCRB register has been accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under its Accredited Registers programme.

We welcome feedback on our website please contact enquiries@gcrb.org.uk

GCRB Administrator

46 Park Hill

Carshalton Beeches

Surrey SM5 3RU 

For further information on a Registered Genetic Counsellor (RGC), check the REGISTER. The Register also includes those RGCs who currently have mentor status.

To view the GCRB Code of Conduct click here

The GCRB calendar of events can be viewed below.

GCRB CALENDAR

Exciting News - Accreditation by the PSA

15 June 2016

We are delighted to announce that the GCRB was recently accredited by the Professional Standards ...

Income Tax Relief in respect of professional fees

26 May 2016

On April 22, 2016 Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) confirmed that Registered Genetic Coun...

University of Glasgow MSc Genetic and Genomic Counselling

28 April 2016

The GCRB is pleased to announce that the University of Glasgow MSc in Genetic and Genomic Counsel...

Check The Register

To check the register or to find out if a registered genetic counsellor (RGC) has mentor status

About

About The Board

The Genetic Counsellor Registration Board (GCRB) sets and monitors standards, in the UK & ROI, for entry into the profession, registration of Genetic Counsellors, maintenance of registration and disciplinary proceedings.