Published: 14/03/2002, Volume II2, No. 5796 Page 8

The Retained Organs Commission has published a consultation document seeking views on the proper management and custodianship of human organs and tissues removed during post-mortem examinations.The consultation follows a year of overseeing the practical management of measures being taken by the NHS and others such as universities and coroners to identify and return organs and tissues retained at post-mortem and ensure that they are disposed of in a respectful way.

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