South Staffordshire Coroner
Mr Andrew Barkley (Interim Senior Coroner)
- 3 Assistant Coroners
- Richard Hughes
- Heath Westerman
- Emma Serrano
- 2 (FTE) Administration Staff
Coroners investigate deaths that are reported to them. They do so as sensitively as possible, but must make sure that proper enquiries are made.
A coroner can issue forms allowing a death to be registered as a natural death, order an autopsy or open an inquest or investigation.
Contact the Coroner's office
Staffordshire (South) Coroner’s Office
Phone: 01785 276126 or 276127
Fax: 01785 276128
Email: South Staffordshire Coroner
- Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Hospital, GP and register office referrals
Hospitals, GPs and register offices must refer deaths using the coroner’s web portal.
Any attachments, such as previous medical history / reports, may be added at the time of the referral using the 'upload file' facility located on the referrer details page.
Upcoming inquest hearings
The Coroners’ Courts Support Service is a registered charity whose volunteers give emotional and practical support to families and other witnesses attending inquests.