Scotland has the highest rate of drug related deaths in all of Europe and 2.7 times higher than the UK average. This webinar will draw on that experience and share insights on post mortem examination and toxicology interpretation in drug related deaths, including the challenges of poly-drug use and an ageing drug user population with the interplay of chronic disease.

This event will take place at 1:00pm and last approximately 1 hour.

Please note this event will not be recorded.


This meeting is worth 1 CPD point (self credited).

Autopsy webinar series - Drug related deaths

  • Dr Julie McAdam

    Dr Julie McAdam, Forensic Pathologist, University of Glasgow

  • Dr Esther Youd

    Dr Esther Youd is the Chair of the RCPath Death Investigation Committee and autopsy pathologist at the University of Glasgow.