Association of Anatomical Pathology Technology


Barbara Peters: When does a hospital’s duty of care end?

AAPT are delighted that Barbara Peters was featured in a BMJ article promoting the understanding of the APT role.

"When does a hospital’s duty of care end? Great care is placed in patient pathways, but little recognition given to what happens after a patient dies.

The challenge is that death has something of an image problem and so, by association, do mortuaries. As a result, our work is often misunderstood by the public and fellow health professionals"

Full British Medical Journal Article:

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