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Increase your understanding and build confidence in communicating sensitively with parents. This training is based on the HTA codes of practice, around consent, donation and post-mortem.

27 April 2023: 13.30 - 16.30

Who should attend?

For professionals whose work involves helping bereaved families around the time of death, including doctors, nurses, midwives, mortuary and pathology staff, police and coroner’s officers and all those working in a bereavement support role within the NHS.

Learning outcomes

You will:

  • Gain knowledge about different types of post-mortem examination.
  • Understand what happens at a paediatric post-mortem.
  • Increase confidence in talking to bereaved parents about post-mortem examination.
  • Explore the issues around retaining tissue.
  • Get a clearer understanding of the need for consent.
  • Update knowledge of current research projects and Human Tissue Authority guidance.

Cost: £55

The training will be facilitated by Lydia Judge-Kronis FAAPT, Mortuary Manager, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust and Ann Chalmers, CEO Child Bereavment UK.

We encourage prospective participants to consider their own experience of loss and how it might affect them during training. Generally speaking, our training is not usually suited to anyone who has suffered a recent, significant personal loss or bereavement.

For further information please email: [email protected] or call 01494 568908.

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