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What does the future hold for CQC regulation? - Have your say

United Kingdom - February 15 2021 The window of opportunity is still open (until 4 March, when the consultation closes) to influence how the CQC will regulate health and social care…

Anna Hart, Sarah Dobson, Corinne Slingo.

Prevention of Future Deaths Reports - Impact of Revised Guidance?

United Kingdom - November 10 2020 Prevention of Future Deaths Reports (PFDs) made by coroners to address concerns arising from Inquests can provide powerful leverage for change…

Sonia Khan, Will Pickles.

When to notify deaths to the Coroner: New legal framework from 1st October

United Kingdom - September 19 2019 It has been a long time coming, but doctors are finally about to have a clearer legal steer on when they should be reporting deaths to the Coroner…

Louise Wiltshire, Elizabeth Stokes.

Lower threshold for suicide conclusions upheld by Court of Appeal

United Kingdom - May 15 2019 Before July 2018, it had been settled law going back decades that coroners/juries had to be ‘sure’ that the deceased intended their actions to result…

Louise Wiltshire, Elizabeth Stokes.

Latest on Article 2 inquests: A high hurdle?

United Kingdom - June 25 2018 When should an inquest be an Article 2 inquest (i.e. wider in scope than an 'ordinary' inquest)? In the context of healthcare-related deaths, the…

Claire Anderson, Jonny Landau.