This intensive one-day course is aimed at covering all aspects of an inquest including the Coroner’s investigation, the inquest hearing and media coverage. It will assist all professionals who attend inquests, including healthcare professionals, prison officers, emergency service professionals, risk managers and lawyers in understanding the functions, powers and duties of the Coroner and the scope of the inquest.
A lawyer will guide delegates on effective statement writing, preparation and presenting oral evidence at an inquest. Delegates will learn through realistic role-plays with discussion and feedback. They will gain confidence in their ability to prepare for and present their evidence at an inquest.
Key learning points:
The function of the Coroner
The scope and purpose of the inquest
The Coroner’s Investigation –Process and Procedure
How to write an excellent statement
The procedure at the inquest
The role of the expert witness
Handling the media
How to prepare for giving evidence in the Coroner’s Court
Taking the oath/affirmation with confidence
How to make appropriate use of supporting evidence, documents and notes
How to give confident and clear testimony
"Excellent examples, understandable information, engaging, well delivered. Encourage services to deliver this training more regularly. Really valuable should be mandatory for all healthcare staff" Deborah, ST Mental Health Services
"The course was very informative and meet every expectation. All was clearly explained and we were given every opportunity to ask questions" Patricia, St Dympnas Hospital, Carlow
If you'd like to plan this training course for your organisation at a different date please contact us directly and we'll arrange this with you.
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