initiative by brake

Police family liaison following road death and serious injury, 2014 conference

This conference took place on 14 October 2014 in Birmingham, and was kindly sponsored by Irwin Mitchell, Lyons Davidson, Slater and Gordon and Pannone. This event and resource were developed by Brake's Sudden initiative.

The report is free and available to download here.

The report contains:

FLO 2014

  • Developments in Brake's work supporting families affected by a road crash, Louise MacRae, support services manager, Brake, the road safety charity
  • Financial support for the bereaved following a road crash, Craig Butler, senior associate, Lyons Davidson
  • Rehabilitation in personal injury claims, Carol Jackson, partner, Pannone, part of Slater & Gordon
  • Commissioning of services for victims of crime, Nicola Hewer, deputy director for victim, witness and criminal justice delivery, Ministry of Justice
  • The Roads Policing Learning Project: developing national training standards for roads policing, Chief Inspector Carl Flynn, project manager, ACPO & College of Policing Roads Policing Learning Project
  • Family liaison through the eyes of the family, Alan Wingrove, Brake volunteer
  • Death and dying: cultural and religious issues, Rehanah Sadiq, Muslim Chaplain, University Hospitals Birmingham; Sharad Bhatt, Hindu Chaplain, Manor Hospital, Walsall; Dr Piara Singh Bhogal, Chair of Council of Sikh Gurdwaras, Birmingham.

A full list of upcoming Sudden events can be found here.