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
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