Her Majesty's Coroners East London
The East London Coroner covers five London Boroughs: Waltham Forest, Newham, Redbridge, Havering, and Barking and Dagenham.
PLEASE READ THIS IMPORTANT INFORMATION
In light of recent government guidance on Coronavirus we would ask that all persons considering attending Court to assess whether it is strictly necessary.
We have assessed that attending the Court carries with it an elevated risk of virus transmission. Persons at Court may well have recently attended hospital in a professional or personal capacity.
Before attending Court ask yourself
- Is it essential that you and all your party attend in person? Would one person suffice?
- Could the query be dealt with by telephone?
- Could the matter be dealt with by email?
Her Majesty's Senior Coroner for East London is Ms Nadia Persaud.
The Area Coroner is Mr Graeme Irvine.
The Assistant Coroners are:
- Dr Shirley Radcliffe
- Ian Wade QC
- Leanne Woods.
The Coroner's Court
Contact details are:
Telephone number - 020 8496 5000
For referrals and general enquiries:
The office is open Monday to Friday, between 8.30am to 12 noon and 1pm to 3.30pm.
Some of our Inquests will be heard at:
Newham Council Chambers
East Ham Town Hall
324 Barking Road
The location of the hearing will be clearly shown on the calendar.
If you require further information about the Coroners service please visit: www.gov.uk
Please be aware that the Government has published support for the bereaved leaflets online. The info from the Cabinet Office briefing on this below, together with a link to the documents online.
SUPPORT FOR THE BEREAVED. Refreshed bereavement leaflet pdf is now online, alongside the first two translated versions (Welsh and Romanian). Further 22 translations will be uploaded to the same gov.uk link. Reminder that the DWP 'What to do when someone dies' video is now on YouTube
What to do when someone dies | Department for Work and Pensions
This video explains in 5 steps what you need to do when someone dies. It includes signposting to GOV.UK where more detailed help is available.
What to do when someone dies - Help and support on GOV.UK
If you require further support following a suicide please visit: www.supportaftersuicide.org.uk
Where you can download the 'Help is at hand' booklet, a resource for people bereaved through suicide or other unexplained death, and for those helping them.
Child Death Helpline
Anyone affected by the death od a child of any age, from pre-birth to adult, under any circumstances, however recently or long ago.
Freephone: 0800 282 986 / 0808 800 6019
The Lullaby Trust
British Charitable Organisation
The Lullaby Trust is a British charitable organisation aiming to prevent unexpected deaths in infancy and promote infant health. The Lullaby Trust funds research, supports families whose babies have died suddenly and unexpectedly, disseminates information on infant health, baby care and sudden infant deaths to health professionals and the general public, and works with professionals to improve investigations when a baby dies.
We are currently working remotely so where possible please scan post and email to email@example.com
Telephone (general enquiries): 0207 802 3200
Bereavement Support: 0808 802 6868
Information Line: 0808 802 6869
'BRAKE' the road safety charity is to help bereaved relatives of road crash victims.
They offer resource packs that are full of practical information about what happens after a crash and include:
• A booklet about coping with grief
• Details about investigations and court cases
• Practical information about burials, legal issues and dealing with the media
• Understanding rights
• Personal finance advice
• Contact details for useful organisations
• Where to seek further help
There are packs specific to:
• England and Wales
• Northern Ireland
There are also have Children’s books and a guide for adults supporting a bereaved child.
These resources can all be accessed via the BRAKE website
The Coroner's Courts Support Service
Provides support and guidance for bereaved people attending Inquests.
Our helpline team will offer emotional support and practical information about the Inquest process.
Please call us Monday to Friday between 09.00 -19.00 and Saturday between 09.00 - 14.00
The contact details are:
Telephone - 0300 111 2141
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org