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