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The Black Country Coroner Service

The Black Country Coroner
The Black Country Coroner

The Black Country Coroner serves the residents of Sandwell, Dudley, Walsall and Wolverhampton.

The Coroner investigates unexplained, unexpected and unnatural deaths.

The Coroner for the Black Country is Mr Zafar Siddique and he can be contacted:

By email: sandwell_coroners@sandwell.gov.uk
By phone: 0845 352 7483

The coroner is based at Smethwick Council House, where inquests also take place. The address is:

Smethwick Council House
High Street
B66 3NT

Map and directions to Smethwick Council House

The opening hours of the Coroner's Office are Monday to Thursday 8am to 4pm and Friday 8am to 3pm.

Hospital and GP referrals within the Black Country

To complete a death referral to the Black Country Coroner please use these online forms.

These forms are strictly for use by GPs and hospital staff only.

GP Notification of Death Form

Hospital Notification of Death Form

Local Authority Death Referrals

Please note these links will direct you to the Black Country Coroner's web referral pages that are hosted by Sandwell MBC

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