Rape convictions jeopardised because clinicians 'lack proper forensic training'

Two hours of training 'just isn't enough' expertise to withstand cross-examination, says expert

Prosecutions of accused rapists are being jeopardised by “inadequately trained” clinicians conducting forensic medical examinations that don’t stand up in court, a top forensic physician says.

Associate Professor Morris Odell
Associate Professor Morris Odell.

Late last month, a Queensland audit report found rape victims were being left for hours in hospital waiting rooms or being refused forensic medical examinations because of a lack