Mark Faulkner: Defanging the Coroner’s Court for Paramedics
In this episode of the pre-hospital care podcast, we welcome Mark Faulkner, an advanced paramedic practitioner, to unpack the often daunting legal world that paramedics are exposed to. Although appearing in a coroner’s court can seem very adversarial, we learn that more than anything, it is an attempt on the coroner’s part to increase transparency and provide clarity to the deceased’s family.
Key points from this episode
00:24 Introducing Mark Faulkner
02:54 Common errors
08:20 Coroner’s report and PRF notes
18:24 Advocate of the patient
23:47 Reasonable and Responsible body of clinical practice
27:35 Take home points
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