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Reporting deaths

Guidance for medical practitioners on which deaths need to be reported to COPFS and how to report a death.

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Reporting deaths - information for medical practitioners

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Information for medical practitioners on types of death that must be reported to COPFS and timescales to follow in reporting deaths. Includes guidance on how to submit a report and details of what happens next.