Observatory Forensic Pathology Institute nears completion

17 Dec 2020 - 10:15

This larger, purpose-built modern forensic pathology facility is being built at the entrance to Groote Schuur Hospital by the Department of Transport and Public Works.

Once completed, the institute will provide level 4 forensic services aimed at extracting, analysing and preserving the integrity of evidence for use by the criminal justice system. This three-storey facility will enable better integration of the work of provincial Forensic Pathology services and the National Health laboratory service, coupled with facilities to support university of Cape Town (UCT) academic training in the field.

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