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NES Bereavement Webinar

Course/Event Date: Thursday, May 9, 2024

Course/Event Duration: 1 Day

Course/Event Description

Medical Certification of Cause of Death Webinar

Register now for an upcoming webinar ‘Contextualising the Review of the Medical Certificate of Cause of Death’ on Thursday 9th May 12.30-1.30pm

The NES Bereavement Education Programme are pleased to announce that registration is now open for their second webinar of 2024: click here to register.

‘Contextualising the Review of the Medical Certificate of Cause of Death’

Thursday 9th May 2024, 12.30-1.30pm

Join us to hear from speaker Dr George Fernie, Senior Medical Reviewer and Caldicott Guardian, Healthcare Improvement Scotland, Appraisal Lead National Services Scotland and Partner Organisations, Vice Chair UK Caldicott Guardian Council, Visiting Professor Centre for Contemporary Coronial Law, The University of Bolton


This webinar is aimed at certifying doctors in Scotland and those involved in supporting relatives after a death.

The webinar will include:

  • Reviewing the Medical Certificate of Cause of Death – getting it right first time for families
  • A reflection on the management of adverse events (including fatal accident inquiry and reporting to the Procurator Fiscal)
  • What the Death Certification Review Service has achieved in the first 9 years

This webinar is being hosted on MS Teams.

Visit the NES Support Around Death website to view information and recordings from previous sessions hosted as part of the NES Bereavement Webinar series. You may also be interested in listening to the NES Talking about Bereavement podcast.

For more information contact SupportAroundDeath@nes.scot.nhs.uk and you may wish to follow @NES_Bereavement.

Course/Event Venue: online webinar

This course is targeted at the following specialty Groupings:

  • Anaesthesia - Intensive Care & Emergency Medicine
  • Diagnostics
  • Medicine
  • Mental Health
  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Paediatrics
  • GP - Public Health & Occupational Medicine
  • Foundation Programme Board
  • Other Courses

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