Consultation on Proposals for Birmingham and Solihull Coroners and Mortuary Service

Overview

Birmingham City Council is facing a big challenge with cuts in funding that are unprecedented. We are looking at how we can continue to provide essential services to residents whilst supporting greater fairness and future prosperity.

As part of a Service Review process, the Coroner's and Mortuary Service in Birmingham are seeking your views on proposals that are intended to realise savings for the service.

This consultation addresses specific issues and your responses will inform the decision making process when deciding how to deliver the necessary budget savings.

What Happens Next

This consultation addresses specific issues and your responses will inform the decision making process when deciding how to deliver the necessary budget savings.

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Results

A total of 28 responses were received - most of which referred tot he location of any new site for the Coroners and Mortuary Service - there was no clear favourite locationa and many suggested that teh service remain located in its central location.

Most respondents were supportive of the intention to cease paying hospital Doctors for attendance at inquests whilst they were being paid by the NHS for the same time.

Feedback

We Asked
1.Do you think that the Coroners and mortuary Service should be located at a different site in the city 2. Do you think that we should stop paying NHS employed Doctors for attending inquests during their NHS paid time?
You said
1. There was no clear consensus 2. The majority of respondents agreed that we should cease payment
We did
1. The Coroners and Mortuary Service remains in its current location 2, Such payments have ceased

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Contact

Adrian Parkes (Operational Manager) Coroners and Mortuary Service 0121 675 4116

Key Dates

Consultation is Closed

Ran from 7 Oct 2013 to 30 Nov 2013
Results expected 6 December 2013

Other Information

Areas:

All Areas

Audience:

Anyone from any background

Interests:

  • Citizens Satisfaction