Coroner's Service: Inner North London


HM Coroner is the judge responsible for investigating a death when: 

  • the cause of death is apparently unknown; or
  • the cause of death is apparently unnatural; or
  • death occurs in state custody (police, prison or mental health detention).

If you want advice or information about a death that has been reported to HM Coroner for Inner North London, contact St Pancras Coroner’s Court (for deaths in Camden or Islington).

t: 020 7974 4545

  • Opening hours for telephone calls: Mon-Fri (excluding bank holidays), 8am-1pm and 2-3.30pm
  • Opening hours for visits: Mon-Fri (excluding bank holidays), 8am-4pm

Use the below link to report a death to HMC. Hospital deaths should be referred via the hospital.

How to refer

EMIS form

Referral methods: EMIS managed referral

Where to find the form

Camden: EMIS forms > GPRF Coroners Service Referral Form

Islington: ISL Global Documents > Coroners Service > GPRF Coroners Service Referral Form


St Pancras Coroner’s Court (deaths in Camden or Islington)

Offices are open Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays: For visits: 8am-4pm, For phone calls: 8am-1pm and 2-3.30pm

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Coroner Service, inner north London 020 7974 4545


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Review date: Friday, 20 October 2023