Written Question on Post-mortems

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Date Title Questioner
7 Feb 2018, 2:03 p.m. Post-mortems Dr Sarah Wollaston


To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what plans he has to collect centrally data on waiting times for coronial post mortems for (a) adults, (b) children and (c) neonatal deaths.

Answer (Dr Phillip Lee)

The Ministry of Justice collects data on the number of post mortem examinations commissioned by coroners and this is available at https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/coroners-statistics-2016

We have no plans to collect data on waiting times for coroner post mortems.

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