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Coroners Court information sessions for health professionals

This year, the Coroners Court of Victoria (CCOV) will conduct information sessions specifically designed for health professionals. The sessions will assist health and medical practitioners to better understand the coronial investigation process and their obligations outlined under the Coroners Court Act 2008.

The range of topics to be discussed, include:

  • reporting a death to the coroner;
  • the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine (VIFM) forensic pathology investigation;
  • the health and medical death investigation process; and
  • inquests.

Attendees will hear presentations from a forensic pathologist, a coroner and CCOV case investigators specialising in health and medical related deaths.

Who should attend?
General practitioners, hospital medical staff and those involved in medical education, clinical heads of departments, nurses, nurse educators and clinical risk managers are encouraged to attend. Please note the cases presented have a clinical focus, but due to time constraints will not cover mental health.

Information session details
The information sessions are being held at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, 65 Kavanagh Street, Southbank.

The next session scheduled for Monday, 4 September 2017, 1.00 - 4.30pm.

To purchase the event ticket, please click on the link Eventbrite

To register your interest for future information sessions, please email