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Forensic Open Day 2017
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 15:15

On the 22nd  of September 2017, the Division of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology/ Forensic Pathology Service, will host its annual Open Day for Grade 11 learners at UCT’s Faculty of Health Science.

Itumeleng Molefe
Femicide in the Western Cape Metropole
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 11:45

Dr Itumeleng Molefe, a consultant pathologist in our division has a special interest in femicides and rape- homicide cases.

Victoria Hospital Rape Unit Visit
Victoria Hospital Rape Unit Visit
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 14:45

In April and May 2016, the Division of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology ran a collection drive for toiletries and clothing for the Victoria Hospital Rape Unit.

Postgraduate Research Day 2015
Postgraduate Student Research Day 2015
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 14:30

On the 2nd of September 2015, the Departments of Clinical Laboratory Science (now known as the Department of Pathology) and Human Biology, came together in order for students to present any research they have undertaken ...

Sairita Maistry
Farewell Dr Maistry
Monday, July 25, 2016 - 14:00

On the 25th of July 2016, the Division bade a fond farewell to Dr Sairita Maistry, aka Sascha. Dr Maistry joined the Division in September 2007 as a Forensic Pathology registrar.

Lehnnon Martin
Farewell Mr Lehnnon Martin
Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 15:15

Lehnnie, as he was fondly called in the Division, bade farewell to us at the end of April 2016.  He joined the Division in 2009, as a General Laboratory assistant.

Dr Gavin Kirk
News24 interview with Dr Gavin Kirk
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 11:15

News24 interview with Dr Gavin Kirk of Division of Forensic Medicine about the proposed changes to the legal blood-alcohol limit that will do nothing to reduce the appalling death toll on our roads.