Duty to refer a death to the Coroner

The Notification of Deaths Regulations 2019, which came into effect on 1 October 2019, place a legal duty on ALL doctors who come to know of a death to ensure it has been reported to a Coroner where any of the circumstances set out in the Regulations that might trigger the Coroner’s investigatory duties appear to be present.

Download the Notification of Deaths Regulations 2019

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