TITLE

Preventing another forensic debacle

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/20/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 11, p1412
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the renovation of the Office of the Chief Coroner of Ontario and the creation of the Centre for Forensic Medicine and Science to improve training and research in forensic pathology. Systemic developments in the government office and facility are intended to prevent debacles such as the Charles Smith autopsy scandal. According to the author, the changes are among of the recommendations urged by the office in its submission to the commission of Judge Stephen Goudge. In addition, the new service is made for the recruitment of new staff to address personnel shortfall and for the development of minimal standards for all post mortem examinations in the region.
ACCESSION #
31934440

 

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