17 May 2019

An update on communication, finance and the timescale to cover all deaths

The latest medical examiners information-sharing event was held on April 25 in London. Speakers included the National Medical Examiner, Deputy Chief Coroner and representatives of the Department of Health and Social Care, RCPath, Patients Association and Board of Deputies of British Jews.

Updates were given on progress with implementation, including new information about  communication channels, how the scheme will be financed and the timescale for extending the service to cover all deaths. A full report of the event, including links and contact details, is available below.

Download a full report of the meeting by the Chair of the Medical Examiner Committee, Dr Suzy Lishman.