The Preventable Deaths Tracker is the first and only open database of all published coroner reports in England and Wales. It includes over 4,600 reports and is updated weekly. We use this database to provide real-time analytics and bespoke research investigations.
The mission of the Preventable Deaths Tracker is to make coronial data accessible so that it can be used to learn lessons and improve public safety. Ultimately, we seek to save lives by reducing preventable deaths.
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Impact of the Tracker
Founder of the Preventable Deaths Tracker, Dr Georgia Richards, speaks on the Pharmacy in Practice podcast.
The Preventable Deaths Tracker team were awarded a Landmark Trust Futures Award, following a record number of applications! The team will have its first face-to-face working retreat at Cavendish Hall to build our research strategy for 2024 and beyond.
The Preventable Deaths Tracker is featured in a thematic review of Prevention of Future Deaths reports conducted by law firm, Capsticks.
The Preventable Deaths Tracker was featured in the UK Inquest Law Blog on 19 October!
The Preventable Deaths Tracker inspired The BBC’s investigation into deaths involving people with autism in September.
The Preventable Deaths Tracker was featured in Hill Dickinson’s thematic review of PFDs.
Founder of the Preventable Deaths Tracker, Dr Georgia Richards, was an invited guest at the NO More Deaths campaign in the House of Commons in June.
The Open Data Institute (ODI) is supporting the Preventable Deaths Tracker by welcoming founder, Dr Georgia Richards, as a Research Fellow.
Founder, Dr Georgia Richards, was an invited keynote speaker at the annual Chief Coroner’s Conference in March 2023 at Westminister Hall.