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The postcode lottery in our inquest system

United Kingdom - August 30 2018 I spent most of July in two different coroners' courts instructed by the bereaved families of two Young women, Sophie Payne and Zoe Watts, who died...


Inquest finds significant failings in the care of Sophie Payne

United Kingdom - July 26 2018 An inquest into the death of a 22-year-old woman has found that significant failings contributed to her self-inflicted death. Sophie Payne, who had...


Inquest jury finds multiple failings contributed to the death of Zoe Watts

United Kingdom - July 25 2018 The lawyer for the family of 19-year-old woman, who died whilst in the care of Oxford Health services, says that healthcare for adolescents and young...


New Coroner to broaden scope of inquest into death of woman with autism

United Kingdom - July 2 2018 A pre-inquest review (PIR) will take place on 13th September 2018 into the death of Colette McCulloch who was 35 when she was killed on the A1 in the...


Pen portraits and a plea to the Chief Coroner

United Kingdom - June 6 2018 Owen Bowcott wrote last week in the Guardian about the commemoration sessions held as part of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry and the call by INQUEST for...