4 January 2019
New Lead Facilitator for the Level 3 and 4 Diploma course at North Tees
21 December 2018
This document was created to address the needs of the non-forensic autopsy pathologist dealing with deaths in which drugs, poisons or toxins may be involved, but which have nonetheless been deemed non-suspicious.
18 December 2018
Alan Fletcher and colleagues outline how the new medical examiner system could create a world leading mortality review system if implemented appropriately
14 December 2018
AAPT run annual events for Mortuary Managers (or Senior APTs responsible for the day-to-day running of a mortuary)
7 December 2018
The autopsy guidelines published by the Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath) are benchtop guidelines for pathologists to deal with non-forensic consent and coroner’s post-mortem examinations in a consistent manner and to a high standard
4 December 2018
As the NHS looks to the future, healthcare scientists will be working at the cutting edge of existing health technologies and actively helping to shape the development of future tools, diagnostics, devices and therapies to transform health and social care.
13 November 2018
Student APT Ellen Vincent-Shaw reports on her experience visiting a centre with a digital autopsy service
9 November 2018
Recent Level 3 Diploma graduate Anita Hardy MAAPT gives a report of a recent lecture evening on role of the coroner and the legal requirements of autopsy
18 October 2018
Recently qualified APT Anita Hardy MAAPT gives an overview of the afternoon session at Conference 2018
11 October 2018
Martin Goddard FAAPT gives his account of the introduction of Medical Examiners (ME)
10 October 2018
The Royal College of Pathologists hosted an event on 20 September 2018 to support the implementation of medical examiners
9 October 2018
AAPT Conference 2018 was the best attended to date, with amazing delegate feedback.
Student member Ellen Vincent-Shaw gives a report on the morning session
5 October 2018
AAPT member Rachel Carline reports from the Implementing the ME system meeting late September
2 October 2018
Conference 2018 is now over. Some initial photos from a fabulous event!
18 September 2018
13 September 2018
AAPT run annual events for Mortuary Managers (or Senior APTs responsible for the day-to-day running of a mortuary).
12 September 2018
Incoming AAPT Council member Lakiesha Ward featured in the Guardian
7 September 2018
Student member Kirsty Bullen reports on the AAPT/UKDVI training event run on 23rd August
6 September 2018
The annual general meeting of the Association takes place on Saturday 29th September
6 August 2018
Deceased people have been held in mortuaries for more than a year whilst relatives struggle to pay for funerals, research by ITV News shows.
5 August 2018
A new opt-out system for organ donation will be in place by 2020 in England, if Parliament approves "Max's Law".
2 August 2018
The HSE have updated the Managing infection risks when handling the deceased guidance with input from the AAPT and other stakeholders
30 July 2018
Legal permission will no longer be required to end care for patients in a permanent vegetative state, the Supreme Court has ruled.
25 July 2018
APTs might be well placed to help with a survey
25 July 2018
You can express an interest in joining the AAPT Council as Student Rep
13 July 2018
The NHS is today publishing guidance to help trusts work with bereaved families and carers.
4 July 2018
The AAPT Council had three seats available for the 2018 AGM
3 July 2018
This is a consultation on the draft regulations to implement Funeral Expense Assistance (FEA) which will replace the current UK Government Funeral Expenses Payment (more commonly known as the Funeral Payment) in Scotland by summer 2019.
19 June 2018
Gemma Norburn reports on a fascinating regional workshop around reconstruction
19 June 2018
APT History Makers via Level 3 top-up
7 June 2018
The government believes the current self-regulatory framework for the funeral plan sector is not sufficient to ensure the fair treatment of consumers and believes a more robust regime is required
4 May 2018
Anita Hardy Trainee APT, reports on her observation work with the Ambulance Service
24 April 2018
Student member Gemma Norburn gives an overview of the recent Consent Training
20 April 2018
AAPT today hosted the 2018 national consent training event in liaison with the Human Tissue Authority (HTA)
18 April 2018
Are you interested in joining the AAPT Council?
There are three seats available on Council for election at the 29th September 2018 Annual General Meeting in London
6 April 2018
Gemma Norburn, trainee APT, reports on Funeral March at Barts Pathology Museum
16 March 2018
RSPH Level 3 Diploma Course - University Hospital of North Tees
Applications for October 2018 start date with in house programme starting February 2019
13 March 2018
Once again another year has flown by and it is renewal time for your AAPT membership
21 February 2018
Are you looking for a new experience and 5 activity CPD credits?
13 February 2018
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.
11 February 2018
Sands and the partners working together on the National Bereavement Care Pathway (NBCP) for pregnancy and baby loss, are delighted to announce that the project will launch in Scotland from April onwards, thanks to funding from the Scottish Government.
7 February 2018
Review of mortuary standards across Scotland
7 February 2018
Free article from the RCPath Bulletin
24 January 2018
The AAPT has submitted it's response to the Government Consultation "Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation"