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Mortuary review group: response

Published: 7 Feb 2018

Response to review the standard of all mortuaries across Scotland, as defined by the Public Health (Scotland) Act 2008.

Mortuary review group: response
Annex D: Standards and Guidance

Annex D: Standards and Guidance


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HealthCare Improvement Scotland Quality of Care Reviews

Healthcare Improvement Scotland 2016 Post Mortem Service Standards

UK Accreditation Service ( UKAS) - Clinical Pathology Accreditation Service

The Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006: A Guide to its implications for NHS Scotland

Forensic Pathology Standards - Code of practice and performance standards for forensic pathologists dealing with suspicious deaths in Scotland - January 2016


Health and Safety Executive ( HSE) 2003 Mortuary Infection Control Guidance

The Royal College of Pathologists - Guidelines on autopsy practice
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