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Death of Children

Death of Children

The Law and Death of Children Part 1: Definitions


00_01.jpgThis session covers the relevant legal processes and clinical scenarios when a child or baby dies unexpectedly. It also includes how to minimise the distress of the parents while adhering to the law.




The Law and Death of Children Part 2: Stillbirth Intrapartum and Neonatal Death


00_01.jpgThis session defines the different types of deaths that can occur around birth and describes the pathology and procedures of the subsequent investigation.





The Law and Death of Children Part 3: Unnatural and Suspicious Circumstances


00_01.jpgThis session covers the identification of signs of neglect, maltreatment and child abuse that may emerge while investigating the death of a child. It also looks at the protocol to be followed in such cases.





The Law and Death of Children Part 4: The LSCB and the Role of the Medical Examiner


00_01.jpgThis session considers the possible role of the Local Safeguarding Children's Board in the death of children, and the procedures followed after the death of a child. Particular emphasis is given to the role of the medical examiner.







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