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Annex D: Standards and Guidance

Standards

NHS Tayside Audit Tool
This document is available in MS Word format only (239 KB)

HealthCare Improvement Scotland Quality of Care Reviews
http://www.healthcareimprovementscotland.org/our_work/governance_and_assurance/quality_of_care_reviews.aspx

Healthcare Improvement Scotland 2016 Post Mortem Service Standards
http://www.healthcareimprovementscotland.org/our_work/person-centred_care/resources/post-mortem_standards.aspx

UK Accreditation Service ( UKAS) - Clinical Pathology Accreditation Service
https://www.ukas.com/services/accreditation-services/clinical-pathology-accreditation/

The Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006: A Guide to its implications for NHS Scotland
https://www.hta.gov.uk/sites/default/files/Information_about_HT_(Scotland)_Act.pdf

Forensic Pathology Standards - Code of practice and performance standards for forensic pathologists dealing with suspicious deaths in Scotland - January 2016
https://www.rcpath.org/resourceLibrary/g066-copforforensicpathscotland-jan16-pdf.html

Guidance

Health and Safety Executive ( HSE) 2003 Mortuary Infection Control Guidance
http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/mortuary-infection.htm

The Royal College of Pathologists - Guidelines on autopsy practice
This document is available in pdf format only (885 KB)

Mass Fatalities: Preparing Scotland: Dealing with mass fatalities in Scotland
http://www.readyscotland.org/media/1417/preparing-scotland-mass-fatalities-core-document-25-octoberl-2017-v3.pdf


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