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"LTG & UKIAFT March Meeting"

The Nevin Lecture theatre
East Wing, St Thomas' Hospital
Lambeth Palace Road, London, SE1 7EH

Friday 8th March 2024

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Meeting's Programme

10:00 – 10:30 Refreshments & exhibitors


Chaired by Lorna Nisbet
10:30 – 11:00 "Preventing deaths involving opioids using the Preventable Deaths Tracker"
Georgia Richards, Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine
11:00 – 11:30 "Drug-related deaths in a bath or hot tub"
Emmert Roberts, Kings College London
11:30 – 12:00 "Using coroner-reported data to investigate the involvement of propranolol in suicides"
Hayley Gorton, Ashton University
12:00 – 12:15 "UKIAFT 2024 – Leicester Update"
Laura Hinkin, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
12:15 – 13:30



Chaired by Atholl Johnston
13:30 – 14:00 "No laughing matter? – nitrous oxide use and detection in toxicology casework"
Simon Elliot, Director at Elliott Forensic Consulting Ltd and Toxicology UK Ltd
14:00 – 14:30 Sponsor Presentation (Agilent):"New developments in anti-doping science"
Kim Wolfe, Head of Drug Control Centre
14:30 – 15:00 "Fluorexetamine and 2-Fluoro-2-oxo PCE. An Encounter with Coemerging Isomeric NPS Dissociatives." (SOFT Leo Dal Cortivo Award winner)
Danai Taruvinga, Cuyahoga County Regional Forensic Science Laboratory (zoom)
15:00 – 15:45 Refreshments & exhibitors
15:45 – 16:15 "Hexahydrocannabinols (HHCs) as New Semisynthetic Phytocannabinoid Analogs"
Jeffrey Williams, Cayman Chemical
16:15 – 17:00 "LTG Business meeting"

Please could all Committee members arrive by 9:00 am for an Executive Committee meeting.

Please, register here for the meeting!

Registrations will close on March 7th at midnight

If you would like to be part of a future LTG meeting, and sponsor a workshop, exhibitor stand or the whole meeting, please contact the Corporate Liaison Officer, Peter Akrill today! -

Please email the LTG secretary if you have any request or attendance changes to this meeting.