Reforming death certification

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7564.398-b (Published 17 August 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:398
  1. Peter N Furness, consultant histopathologist (pnf1@le.ac.uk)
  1. Leicester General Hospital, Leicester LE5 4PW

    EDITOR—The government has cited cost and bureaucracy as reasons for not reforming death certification, as recommended by the Luce report and by Dame Janet Smith's report into the Shipman affair. …

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