Preventing Future Deaths: Owen Garnett, Steven Duquemin and Matthew Dale

This is my second post about Prevention of Future Death reports published in 2023 relating to learning disabled and autistic people. You can read the first one, which includes an explanation of what PFDs are here. In this post I’ll cover the PFDs issued following the deaths of Owen Garnett, Steven Duquemin and Matthew Dale […]

Preventing Future Deaths: Lugh Baker and David Hemmings

What is a Prevention of Future Deaths report? Coroners have a duty to take action, when they become aware of circumstances during the course of their investigation that they consider creates a risk of deaths occurring. The duty is quite broad and is not restricted to matters revealed in evidence at the inquest. Paragraph 7 […]