Closed consultations prior to 21 March 2019

This page lists documents which were shared for consultation prior to 21 March – the launch of our documents in development tool.  

These documents are no longer being consulted on and are being revised in light of feedback, before final publication. Please ensure you have logged in to be able to access these documents.

Guidelines on autopsy practice: Autopsies after tissue and organ donation

This document was created by Dr Patrick J Gallagher, Dr Akila Chandrasekar, Profressor John Forsythe, Dr Paul G Murphy, Dr Kathryn Urankar and Dr Ines Ushiro-Lumb as part of the ‘Guidelines on autopsy practice’ series, overseen by Dr Michael Osborn. The deadline for responses was 14 March. The authors are considering the feedback.

Guidelines for autopsy practice: Postoperative deaths

This document was created by Dr Julian Burton and Professor S Kim Suvarna as part of the ‘Guidelines on autopsy practice’ series, overseen by Dr Michael Osborn. The deadline for responses was March. The authors are considering the feedback.

Guidelines on autopsy practice: Deaths in patients with epilepsy including sudden deaths

This document was created by Professor Maria Thom and Dr Kieren Allinson as part of the ‘Guidelines on autopsy practice’ series, overseen by Dr Michael Osborn. The deadline for responses was 6 March. The authors are considering the feedback.

Dataset for histopathological reporting of carcinomas of the ovaries, fallopian tubes and peritoneum

This document was created by Dr Nafisa Wilkinson, Dr Katherine Vroobel and Professor W Glenn McCluggage on behalf of the College's Working Group on Cancer. The deadline for responses was 13 February. The authors are considering the feedback.

Dataset for histopathological reporting of peripheral neuroblastic tumours

This document was created by Dr Catherine Cullinane, Dr Rajeev Shukla and Dr Jens Stahlschmidt on behalf of the College's Working Group on Cancer. The deadline for responses was 7 February. The authors are considering the feedback.

Dataset for histopathological reporting of oesophageal and gastric carcinoma

This document was created by Professor Heike Grabsch, Dr Nicholas Mapstone and Professor Marco Novelli on behalf of the College's Working Group on Cancer. The deadline for responses was 7 February. The authors are considering the feedback.

Guidelines on autopsy practice: Autopsy examination following bariatric surgery

This document was created by Dr Jillian Davis and Dr Ian Scott as part of the 'Guidelines on autopsy practice' series, overseen by Dr Michael Osborn. The deadline for responses was 16 January. The authors are considering the feedback.

Tissue pathways for endocrine pathology

This document was created by Dr Debra Milne, Dr Sarah J Johnson, Professor Tim Stephenson and Dr David Poller on behalf of the College's Working Group on Cancer. The deadline for responses was 2 January 2019. The authors are considering the feedback.

Guidelines on autopsy practice: The decomposing cadaver

This document was created by Dr C Paul Johnson and Dr Sally Anne Collis as part of the 'Guidelines on autopsy practice' series, overseen by Dr Michael Osborn. It was online for consultation from 15 June to 13 July 2018.

This document was created by the Clinical Effectiveness Department following consultation with stakeholders, the Lay Governance Group, Quality Assurance Management Group members, College Officers and Directors, and Specialty Advisory and Intercollegiate Committees. It was online for consultation from 3 April to 1 May 2018. The feedback is being considered.

Guidelines on autopsy practice - Neonatal death

This document was created by Dr Philip Cox, Dr Tamas Marton and Dr Beata Hargitai as part of the ‘Guidelines on autopsy practice’ series, overseen by Dr Michael Osborn. It was online for consultation from 6 March to 3 April 2018.