May 29, 2019
Royal College of Pathologists issues guidelines on neonatal postmortem examinations
The Royal College of Pathologists has developed guidelines on neonatal postmortem examinations that provide practical technical advice to pathologists and minimum standards for autopsy reports.
It highlights the need to complete postmortem consent forms correctly and to provide sufficiently detailed clinical information to pathologists. Inclusion of pathologists at perinatal death reviews/meetings is also highly recommended.
Read the full guidelines here.