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forensic physicianA doctor who provides clinical assessment of detainees, including preparation and implementation of care plans, prescribing and administering medicine, health and behavioural monitoring and clinical care to safeguard the health and welfare of detainees. Such doctors also provide medical services to victims and local authority staff.
Forensic physician duties
Attending scenes of sudden and/or suspicious death, conducting sexual offence examinations, preparing statements for legal proceedings and giving evidence in court.