Quality assurance in forensic science: the UK situation
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- Gough, T. Accred Qual Assur (1997) 2: 216. doi:10.1007/s007690050137
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The contribution to the debate on the quality of forensic science in the UK by various bodies including government, professional and accreditation organisations, is discussed. The practical steps that have been taken over many years to improve quality and to ensure that there are well-documented systems in place are considered. These include laboratory quality systems, proficiency testing and the training of forensic scientists.