In collaboration with AAPT (Association of Anatomical Pathology Technology) www.aaptuk.org
To provide information and understanding in relation to post mortem examination and develop confidence in sensitive communication with bereaved parents
Supporting HTA Codes of Practice (2009) around Consent, Donation and Post Mortem
• to gain knowledge about the different types of post mortem examination
• to understand what happens at a paediatric post mortem
• to increase confidence in talking to bereaved parents about post mortem examination
• to explore the issues around retaining tissue
• to get a clearer understanding of the need for consent
• to update knowledge of current research projects and Human Tissue Authority guidance
Who Should Attend?
For professionals whose work involves helping bereaved families around the time of death, including doctors, nurses, midwives, mortuary and pathology staff, police and coroner's officers and all those working in a bereavement support role within the NHS
When & Where
Child Bereavement UK
Child Bereavement UK is the UK’s leading charity that supports families and educates professionals both when a child dies and when a child is bereaved. Currently the charity trains around 5,000 professionals each year across health care, social care, education, the emergency services and the voluntary sector. It also provides a national support and information service, award-winning resources, an interactive website with an online forum for bereaved families, and Buckinghamshire-based family bereavement support.