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Shared Insights: Coroners' Question Time

30 June 2022

In our latest Shared Insights session, a Coroners’ Question Time focusing on disclosure chaired by Nicola Evans and Ed Pollard, we were pleased to be joined by; Mr Zak Golombeck, Area Coroner for Manchester City, Miss Louise Pinder, Assistant Coroner for Derby and Derbyshire, and Mrs Debbie Rookes, Assistant Coroner for Avon and Assistant Coroner for Dorset. The discussion covered a number of topics including the fundamentals of disclosure, what is happening post-pandemic, Interested Persons, Patient Safety Incident Response and some helpful takeaway tips. For more information and details of how we can help, you can download the note below.

Training and events


Mock Inquest training sessions ON24 webinar platform

This is an important training course for practising clinicians and any NHS professionals who would benefit from understanding the inquest process, including those working in clinical governance and risk, complaints, family liaison and in-house legal teams.

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Our speakers

Nicola evans

Nicola Evans


Nicola is an experienced solicitor advocate and partner in our inquest and advisory team. She has over 20 years’ experience advising NHS organisations, Trust Boards, senior NHS managers and clinicians on advisory and inquest matters in the health and care sector. She is highly regarded for her legal expertise, which is grounded in a deep-rooted understanding of the health sector drawn from lived experience of working within the NHS.

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Ed Pollard


Ed specialises in Healthcare Advisory including Inquests, Mental Health law, the Court of Protection, the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, fitness to practice and data protection issues.

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LPS its out what do you need to know part 3

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