WA backs body part regulations

In a bid to prevent the removal and storage of human organs and body parts, Western Australia's chief medical officer Bryant Stokes is backing calls for national guidelines. Mr Stokes is responding to the initial alarm regarding the issue raised by NSW Health Minister Craig Knowles. Mr Knowles called for support for a national inquiry. Professor Stokes claims that regulations would provide some reassurance for grieving families.

‘WA to support national rules on storage of body parts', ABC News Online, 12/10/00.

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