When to notify deaths to the Coroner: Summary of the new legal framework from 1st October

This is a very good distillation of the new guidelines for busy medical practitioners, by the national team of healthcare regulatory lawyers at Beachcroft

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Guidance for registered medical practitioners on the Notification of Deaths Regulations 2019
13th November 2019 | Source: Ministry of Justice

These new Regulations set out the range of circumstances in which deaths must be notified to the Coroner, with further practical detail provided in the recently published accompanying guidance document. Came into force 1st October 2019.

End of Life Care Audit: Dying in Hospital
21st April 2016

The End of Life Care Audit: Dying in Hospital is a national clinical audit commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) and run by the Royal College of Physicians, with additional funding provided by Marie Curie to assist with the dissemination and usage of audit results for quality improvement purposes.

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