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Investigating Sudden Unexpected Death

Investigating Sudden Unexpected Death

Saturday 16 January 2016

organised by the

Clinical Forensic & Legal Medicine Section and

The British Academy of Forensic Sciences

9:00 Registration, tea and coffee Initial Investigations
9:30 Investigating SADS Prof R Shepherd, Cheshire Forensic
10:00 Investigating SUDI Dr Marta Cohen, Sheffield Children’s Hospital
10.30 Investigating Deaths in Custody Prof R Peckitt, East Anglia Forensic
11:00 Tea/coffee Laboratory Investigations
11:30 Cardiac Pathology: What can it tell us? Prof Mary Sheppard, St George’s Hospital
12:00 Neuropathology: What can it tell us? Dr Safa Al-Sarraj, King’s College Hospital
12:30 Post-mortem toxicology: What can it tell us? Prof Robert Flanagan, King’s College Hospital/Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
13:00 Panel discussion/Lunch Epidemiology/Risk Factors
14:00 Cardiac Conduction Abnormalities Dr Elijah Behr, St George’s Hospital
14:30 Substance Abuse Dr Jason Payne-James, Forensic Healthcare
15:00 Medication Errors/Deaths in Hospital Prof Robin Ferner, University of Birmingham
15:30 Tea/Coffee Discussing Imponderables in Court
16:00 The Advocate Mr Ashley Irons (Capsticks)
16:30 The Coroner Dr Peter Dean (HM Coroner for Suffolk)
17:00 Panel Discussion Completion of evaluation forms and Close of meeting

For more information please contact the Clinical Forensic & Legal Medicine Section at the Royal Society of Medicine on 020 7290 2900