4 December 2019
Past President of the AAPT Professor Sebastian Lucas article in The Guardian
21 November 2019
The mortuary win Team of the Year at GOSH
18 November 2019
The BWH mortuary received the West Midlands Police public protection units 2019 team award on 2nd November
11 November 2019
The dead are never really gone. In archaeology and the forensic sciences, that’s quite literally true
28 October 2019
Personalised bereavement support will be available on the NHS in England to care for people after a relative or friend’s suicide.
25 October 2019
Episode 14: Documenting death
24 October 2019
Brain seems to categorise death as something that only befalls other people
4 October 2019
Gemma Norburn, AAPT student representative reports on the morning session of AEE 2019
4 October 2019
Rebecca Haywood FAAPT reports on the afternoon sessions at AEE 2019
1 October 2019
AAPT President Dr Michael Osborn quoted in the HSJ
26 September 2019
The AAPT kindly asks that you spend 5 minutes or so to complete a short survey
13 September 2019
On Friday 24th April 2020, the AAPT will host another training day on issues involving consent.
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 2020
4 September 2019
The Mortuary team at Hemel Mortuary were awarded an excellence award from the Royal College of Pathologists for the teams contribution to education.
23 August 2019
On Saturday 28th September 2019 between 16.15-17.00 is the 15th Annual General Meeting of the AAPT
This will take place at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh
9 August 2019
Families in parts of the UK are paying hundreds of pounds more to cremate loved ones than others, figures show.
2 August 2019
When a spouse, relative or close family friend passes away, many people find that they are overwhelmed
9 July 2019
The AAPT submitted it's response to the Government Consultation "Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation" on the 24th January 2018
8 July 2019
The AAPT are delighted with the response from members calling for nominations to the Council.
2 July 2019
The mortuary viewing room at Colchester Hospital has been refurbished.
25 June 2019
Leverhulme Trust funded exploratory research entitled ‘Investigating Unexpected Death: Values and Attitudes in Coronial Autopsies’
4 June 2019
Draft standards for consultation
20 May 2019
Mid Essex Hospital Service Dying Matters feature
10 May 2019
Are you interested in joining the AAPT Council?
There are five seats available on Council for election at the 28th September 2019 Annual General Meeting in Edinburgh
9 May 2019
Regulation Managers who inspect mortuaries will be hosting a webinar explaining our role in this area and how we make sure mortuaries operate to high standards to support those who are bereaved and are affected by a post-mortem examination.
9 May 2019
Evening lecture scheduled for late June 2019
7 May 2019
Sites that allow the study of human remains have long existed in the United States and have started to appear recently in other countries
28 April 2019
AAPT has today released a statement regarding the publishing of alleged autopsy photos on social media:
17 April 2019
CPD resource that APTs may find useful
9 April 2019
A national scheme to improve safety with closer scrutiny of deaths is seeing major delays, with a large majority of areas missing its planned go-live date, HSJ has learned.
26 March 2019
Coroners in England and Wales may be given new powers to investigate stillbirths, so that each baby death is independently assessed.
13 March 2019
East Surrey Hospital’s mortuary team have won a national Unsung Hero Award
7 March 2019
The Medtronic Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) is a leadless pacing system implanted directly into the heart (Medtronic Micra® TPS Clinician Manual).
4 March 2019
The AAPT susbcription year runs from 1st April to 31st March each year
23 February 2019
Promotional offer for 50% subscription discount
18 February 2019
The AAPT Vice-Chair John Pitchers FAAPT featured in The Guardian
18 February 2019
We are looking for three volunteers to present on a relevant subject of their choice at the AAPT Annual Educational Event 2019
6 February 2019
Women & Leadership International is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across the UK’s professional & technical sector.
4 February 2019
Join Professor Dame Sue Black as she breathes new life into the taboo subject of death
21 January 2019
New AAPT Student Representative Gemma Norburn appears on BBC Radio 1Xtra
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