Ethics. Research. Community.

Review of recommendations for reforms to the coroner's office.

British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing). 
13
(21): 
2004 Nov 25-Dec 8
1285-1287; 
2004. 
(English). 
[Record Source: PubMed]
The Inquiry that was set up following the conviction of Dr Shipman for the murder of 15 of his patients produced three reports, the third of which considered the present system for death and cremation certification and the investigation of deaths by coroners (Shipman Inquiry, 2003b). The report makes extensive recommendations for reform of the coroner's office regarding the certification of death. This article outlines the recommendations made by the third report of the Shipman Inquiry and reviews the potential implications of such legislation.
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ISSN0966-0461