Policy paper

Review of forensic pathology in England and Wales

A review of the provision of forensic pathology services to police and coroners in England and Wales.



This review was submitted to the Minister of State for Crime Prevention by Professor Peter Hutton in March 2015.

Professor Peter Hutton was appointed to review the current provision of Forensic Pathology in England and Wales in 2014 to 2015.

The British Association in Forensic Medicine (BAFM) has produced a response to the Hutton report, which can be accessed from the BAFM website.

Links to the appendices to the report are included in ‘Hutton appendices list’ above.

Details of the terms of reference are included within the report in appendix 1.

Published 16 November 2015