Guidelines for Matters Relating to the Coroner

Date published: 01 November 2018

This section provides guidance on the requirements for, and method of, reporting a death to the Coroner with an explanation of the possible outcomes following the Coroner’s decision.

This material has been designed for health and social care professionals. 

All healthcare workers should bear in mind the need to consider this guidance carefully and, using their own clinical judgment, to consider whether it is appropriate to any individual case.

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