You asked:
1. What is the most amount of post mortem cases that you are willing to carry out in a single post mortem session?
2. How many hospital post mortem examinations did you undertake between 1st April 2017 – 1st April 2018?
3. How many coronial post mortem examinations did you undertaker between 1st April 2017 – 1st April 2018?
4. What is the average number of hospital post mortem examinations that you have undertaken over the past 3 financial years?
5. What is the average number of coronial post mortem examinations that you have undertaken over the past 3 financial years?
6. How many brain & spinal cord donations have you carried out over within the mortuary over the past 3 financial years?
7. How many members of staff do you employ within the mortuary? (This includes administration staff)
8. What qualifications (In relation to mortuary activity) do your employees currently hold?
9. What NHS pay bands are your employees in?
10. What is your capacity for the storage of deceased?
11. Does your mortuary charge undertakers/service users for storage of deceased? (Assuming that the deceased would remain in your care for an extended period of time once they have been released to go.)
12. Do you store deceased patients’ offsite with non NHS service users?
13. If the answer to question 11 is yes, are the premises risk assessed and do they coincide with HTA regulations?
14. Do you actively undertake increased risk post mortem work? (Blood borne)
15. Do you actively undertake increased risk post mortem work? (Air borne)

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