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Storage of human organs prompts three inquiries

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 08 January 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:77
  1. Richard Woodman
  1. London

    The clinical negligence lawyer Michael Redfern QC is to chair the independent inquiry into the mass storage of human organs at the Alder Hey Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital, the government has announced.

    The other panel members are Jean Keeling, consultant in paediatric pathology at the Royal Sick Children's Hospital in Edinburgh, and Liz Powell, chief officer at Liverpool Central and Southern Community Health Council.

    The inquiry will look into the circumstances surrounding the removal and retention of human tissues, …

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