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New forensic pathology facility interview
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 - 14:15

CAPE TOWN, 21 September 2017 - Forensic pathology services in the Western Cape are set to become more streamlined. A brand new facility is being built in Cape Town.

Child Murders
Child murders: SA's preventable tragedy
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 11:00

Cape Town - Child murders have dominated news in the Western Cape over the past few months. These brutal killings of defenceless young children have understandably caused much outrage and civil society organisations have called for decisive action by the provincial government, in particular for a commission of inquiry to stem the tide of these killings.

Group present at the construction start
Construction set to start on new R281m forensics laboratory unit
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 15:45

Cape Town - Work has started on the new R281 million project to replace the forensic pathology services laboratory in Salt River, Cape Town with a larger purpose-built modern forensic pathology facility to be built at the entrance to Groote Schuur Hospital in Observatory, the Western Cape government said on Sunday.

New Morgue Sod Turning
New Morgue for Cape Town
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 14:30

Cape Town - A new state-of-the-art morgue is set to be built at the entrance to Groote Schuur Hospital and will be replacing the Forensic Pathology Services Laboratory in Salt River.

Forensic Open Day 2017
Tue, 15 Aug 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
Thu, 03 Nov 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
Fri, 21 Oct 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
Fri, 21 Oct 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 ...

Dr Gavin Kirk
News24 interview with Dr Gavin Kirk
Tue, 10 Feb 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.