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Understanding your role and responsibilities when attending a coroner's inquest.
It's common for coroners to ask clinicians involved in the care of a deceased patient for a report. Here are some principles that will help you.
An overview of the coroner's role in the Republic of Ireland, plus notifying and reporting deaths.
Dr Michael Devlin explains how medical examiners play a vital role in the process of scrutinising patient deaths.
A GP was called to a coroner's inquest but was not identified as an 'interested person', and called the MDU for advice.
When a patient died at home following a clinical diagnosis of COVID-19, a GP called the MDU helpline with questions about completing the death certificate.
If you missed out on our live webinar on understanding coroners' investigations, you can catch it again online.
An MDU member shares their experience of dealing with an unexpected call to attend a coroner's inquest.
We help you to understand when a death should be reported, how to write a report, your GMC obligations and what is required of you when appearing in court.