An inquiry was carried out into the scandal and the Redfern report
was published in 2001.
After the publication of the Redfern report
- which documented the inquiry into organ retention, Mr Bell and his team thought it was right that they looked to the future.
National guidelines on the issue were introduced in January 2001 following publication of the Redfern Report
into the organ retention scandal at Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool.
The Redfern report
reveals that although she was open with the inquiry, Mrs Mandelson took the action of her own accord and not as a result of any instruction from moresenior staff.
Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool, a renowned centre of excellence, was heavily criticised in the Redfern report
into the removal and storage of thousands of babies' body parts without their parents' consent.
In January 2001, the official Alder Hey report, also known as the Redfern Report
, was published.
It was set up after the highly critical Redfern Report
into Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool which found that thousands of organs had been kept by hospitals without the knowledge of families.
Instead the CPS statement claims Merseyside Police should consider the Redfern Report
's findings that van Velzen lied about carrying out proper tests, fabricated post-mortem reports and misidentified suitable cases for cot death research.
The Redfern Report
also covered Liverpool University's Institute of Child Health.
THE full extent of the Alder Hey organs scandal was due to be revealed today with the publication of the long-awaited Redfern report
Mrs Jones's award comes 6V2 years after she became the hospital's chairwoman, on the day the Redfern Report
into the hospital's organ scandal was published.
Ms Rowland was suspended last January following the Redfern report
into the Alder Hey scandal which saw thousands of organs secretly stripped from the bodies of dead children.