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Improving the process of death certification

This letter to directors of public health from Professor John Newton, Lead Regional Director for Public Health on Death Certification Reforms, provides an update on the national reforms to death certification.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


There is also an update that is being sent to local authority chief executives on the death certification programme which is looking to help develop alternative service models for local medical examiner services.

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Published 26 August 2011