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Publications

Booklets and Leaflets

Coroners Service for Northern Ireland

This leaflet provides information on the work of the Coroners Service.

Working with the Coroners Service for Northern Ireland - Best Practice Guide

This leaflet provides information on working with the Coroners Service for various agencies and bereaved families.

The Coroners Liaison Officer

This leaflet provides details of the Coroners Service and in particular the Coroners Liaison Officer designated to you and your family following your recent bereavement.

Coroners Inquest

This leaflet gives information on a Coroners inquest. The information in this leaflet will help you to understand what happens at an inquest.

Coroners Postmortem Examination: Information for Relatives

This leaflet gives information on a Coroner's postmortem examination. The information in this leaflet will help you to understand what is involved in the postmortem process and what your options are in relation to the retention of tissue samples or organs.

Removal of Bodies on Behalf of the Coroner

Information for PSNI & Funeral Directors on the Removal of Bodies on behalf of the Coroner.

Coroners Service Charter

This Coroners Service Charter sets out the standards of service that bereaved family members, witnesses and other properly interested persons can expect to receive from the Coroners Service in Northern Ireland.

Coroners Law & Practice in Northern Ireland

The former Senior Coroner, Mr Leckey is co-author of this book. It is published by SLS Publications and available to purchase in hard copy.


Forms

Invoice - Removal of Remains (Non Contract)

Coroners Pro Forma

Coroners Pro Forma

General Practitioner's Clinical Summary

Clinical Summary Template (PDF)

Clinical Summary Template (Word)

Notification of Death form

Form for Notifying a Death to the Coroners Service (PDF)
Form for Notifying a Death to the Coroners Service (Word)

Notification of Death form for General Practitioner's

Form for a GP Notifying a Death to the Coroners Service (PDF)
Form for a GP Notifying a Death to the Coroners Service (Word)

 


Reports

The following documents listed have been archived from the publications section of our website. Should you require a copy of any document you see listed below you can contact the Communications Group by email or by telephone on 028 9041 2385 and our team will happy to provide these.

  • Coroners Service for Northern Ireland () Agreed Action Plan (following HMICA Report October 2007) Report updated December 2008
    HMICA Report on the inspection of the Coroners Service for Northern Ireland
  • Coroners Service for Northern Ireland (CSNI) Agreed Action Plan (following HMICA Report November 2007)
  • The Coroners Service for Northern Ireland Business Review April 2006 to March 2007
  • Review of the Circumstances Surrounding the Misidentification of Danica O'Rourke deceased and Anita Swift deceased.
  • Fundamental Review (Luce report)
  • Modernising the Coroners Service in Northern Ireland
  • Coroners Service of Northern Ireland: Proposal for Administrative Redesign
  • Memorandum of Understanding. Investigating patient or client safety incidents

Press Releases

The following documents listed have been archived from the publications section of our website. Should you require a copy of any document you see listed below you can contact the Communications Group by email or by telephone on 028 9041 2385 and our team will happy to provide these.

  • HM Inspectorate of Court Administration Inspection of the Coroners Service for Northern Ireland
    (Coroners Service Reports On Progress During Its First Year In Operation)
  • Error Made in Good Faith - Judge's Conclusion in Review of Misidentification Case
    (Review of the Circumstances Surrounding the Misidentification of Danica O'Rourke deceased and Anita Swift deceased.)
  • Launch of new Coroners Service for Northern Ireland
    (A new coroners service for Northern Ireland has been launched today by Bridget Prentice MP, Minister for the Northern Ireland Court Service.)