Association of Anatomical Pathology Technology


  • Investigation of Deaths in NHS Trusts: Implementing the CQC Recommendations

    8 May 2017

    The Care Quality Commission identified five recommendations following their review

    1. Involvement of families and carers 
    2. Identification and reporting 
    3. Decision to review or investigate
    4. Reviews and investigations
    5. Governance and learning


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  • Adult Cardiovascular Pathology

    15 June 2017

    This course approaches the practical problems that face the diagnostic pathologist when dealing with cardiovascular pathology, which is the most common cause of death in the western world today. The approach to a cardiac autopsy, cardiac anatomy and cardiac dissection will be emphasized.

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  • HTA Conference 2017

    27 June 2017

    This year we will be focusing on conversations around death and dying, and amongst other things we will be discussing: 

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  • AAPT Conference 2017

    30 September 2017

    The annual AAPT conference is an annual opportunity for delegates to update their knowledge of scientific, technological, legal and social issues relating to the healthcare science profession of anatomical pathology technology.

    The event also offers a unique platform for exhibitors to present their products and services to a tailored audience of those working within the mortuary sector.

    The 13th annual conference of the AAPT will be held on Saturday 30th September 2017 in Cardiff at the wonderful Park Plaza Hotel

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  • Consent Training Day

    20 April 2018

    On Friday 20th April 2018, the AAPT will host another training day on issues involving consent.

    The event is held in liaison with the Human Tissue Authority (HTA), and AAPT members can register for a discounted fee of £100. Members of the Bereavement Services Association (BSA), Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) and the Royal College of Pathologists are also entitled to the discount if booking before 31st January 2018.


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