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Stuart Hamilton MB, ChB, BMSC (Hons) FRCPath, MFFLM

Specialism: Home Office Registered Forensic Pathologist

Dr Stuart Hamilton - Home Office Registered Forensic Pathologist at Forensic Access specialising in forensic pathology. Independent forensic scientists providing quality accredited forensic science expertise to the Criminal Justice System Dr Hamilton graduated from Medical School in Dundee 1998 and spent two years in clinical medicine, mainly in Newcastle upon Tyne, before moving into histopathology in Manchester in 2000.  He then moved back to Newcastle to train in forensic pathology in 2003 and was awarded his Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists in forensic pathology 2008 and joined the Home Office Register of Forensic Pathologists shortly afterward.  He spent three years in this capacity in the North East of England before being appointed Deputy Chief Forensic Pathologist for the East Midlands.  He is a member of the British Association in Forensic Medicine and a Member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.

He performs autopsies in cases of suspicious death as part of the East Midlands Group Practice. He also undertakes defence autopsies and provides expert opinion on the nature and causation of injuries, both in the living and the dead and so spends a considerable amount of time providing expert testimony in various courts.

He has performed around 3000 autopsies ranging from simple sudden and unexpected deaths to complex multiple homicides, and regularly teaches on aspects of forensic pathology.

He has provided expert comment for various newspaper articles and TV programmes, and has provided advice on forensic matters to various TV dramas, including acting as forensic pathology advisor for the 2013 and 2014 series of popular BBC drama “Silent Witness”.

 

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Accountancy » Anthropology and archaeology » Appeals » Blood and body fluids » Blood pattern analysis - BPA » CCTV » Cell site analysis » Civil Law cases » Computers, digital devices and internet crime, including mobile phone and cell site analysis » Condom lubricant analysis » Crime scenes » Damage to clothing, etc. » DNA profiling » Documents » Drugs / substances of abuse » Drugs: contamination of banknotes, mobile phones, vehicles, etc. » Fibres » Fingerprints (including enhancement) » Firearms, ballistics, wound ballistics » Fires and explosions » Forensic Accountancy » Glass » Hairs » Handwriting » Marks enhancement (tools, tyres, etc.) » Mobile phones » Oils, greases and waxes » Paints » Pathology (including post mortems and injuries) » Photography (including crime scenes) » Questioned documents » Sat Nav / GPS » Sexual offences » Shoes and shoe marks » Tool and manufacturing marks » Toxicology » Trace evidence » Vehicle tyres and their marks

 

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