In this video a coroner provides oversight on their role and share insights on how behaving candidly and with transparency can boost the credibility of a witness.
This video provides more detail on what to expect as a witness at an inquest, from the point you are called, to when you give evidence in court on the day.
This film provides an illustrative scenario of what a well prepared witness looks like. The purpose of this film is to demonstrate how it feels for a clinician to present evidence in the court, covering typical questions legal representatives may ask.
Attending a Coroner’s court to give evidence can be worrying if this is something you have never done before, or if you have previously had a challenging experience. NHS Resolution has produced a guide to help prepare staff called to give evidence at an inquest.