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The Coroner Role & Preparing for Coroner's Inquest: Learning from Deaths

Training dates throughout the year:

Wed, 1 May 2024
TheStudio, Birmingham
TheStudio, Birmingham
Fri, 12 Jul 2024
Virtual, Online
Virtual, Online

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This virtual conference focuses on the role of the Coroner and preparing and attending Coroner’s Inquests.

“Engagement leads should ensure those affected are aware if there is to be a coroner’s inquest and give them information about what this will entail”

Engaging and involving patients, families and staff following a patient safety incident NHS England August 2022

“A coroner must send a PFD (Prevent Future Deaths) report (also known as a Regulation 28 report) to the trust chief executive if they have heard evidence of a risk of death occurring in the future and believes there is something the trust can do about it”

NHS Resolution

This conference will enable you to:

  • Understand the role of the Coroner 

  • Reflect on a families experience and understand what families want from a Coroner  investigation and inquest 

  • Learn from complex hospital inquests 

  • Explore changes as a result of the Justice Committee’s Report on the Coroner’s Service

  • Understand the Coroner’s Investigation, Inquest & Duty to Investigate a Death

  • Develop your skills in preparing for attending an inquest including witness statements and giving evidence 

  • Learn from the experience of Senior Coroners 

  • Understand how you can improve support for staff who have to attend inquests 

  • Identify key strategies for learning from Deaths and implementing Coroner PFD recommendations at a local level 

  • Ensure you are up to date with the latest practice on which cases need to be referred to the coroner, and the role of the Medical Examiner in decision making 

  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice

  • Supports CPD professional development and acts as revalidation evidence. This course provides 5 Hrs training for CPD subject to peer group approval for revalidation purposes

At our last event on this subject 100% of delegates would recommend the event to a colleague

Speakers include:

Mr Mike O'Connell

Legal Services Practitioner and Interim Senior Inquests Manager
Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Ms Nadia Persaud

Area Coroner
East London
Her Majesty's Coroners East London

Ms Dorit Braun

Lived Experience Speaker

Xavier Mooyaart

Assistant Coroner
London Inner South

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage with your key audience  
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  


Contact Sarah Jane for exhibition and sponsorship prices, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Getting to the Venue


TheStudio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham, B2 5EP

thestudio is located about 50 yards up Cannon Street (from New Street) on the right or 50 yards down from House of Fraser on the left.<


There are three railway stations within walking distance of thestudio: Birmingham New Street, Snow Hill and Moor Street. New Street Station is just three minute walk from thestudio.


There are several car parks within walking distance of thestudio. We recommend either NCP High Street, or NCP Londonderry House both around five minutes walk away. The postcode for satnav is B4 7LN and B4 7LX. The Mailbox car park is also only a 10 minute walk.

Venue Map

Fee Options

NHS, Schools, Care and Public Sector



Voluntary sector & charities



Commercial organisations



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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