Coroners Court New South Wales


Forensic Medicine Social Work service

The Forensic Medicine Service has a team of specialist social workers who can assist you and your family with emotional and practical support shortly after the loss of a loved one.  

The social work service provides client-focused, short-term, early intervention support for people experiencing a sudden, unexpected death.

Further information on the support provided to families by the forensic medicine social work team and other support services,  is available on their website at this link.

Contact details

The Forensic Medicine Social Work Service operates Monday-Friday during business hours.

It has an after-hours service on weekends for urgent cases and formal identifications/viewings which are made my appointment.

Forensic Medicine - Sydney

Forensic Medicine & Corners Court Complex

1A Main Ave


02 9563 9000

Forensic Medicine – Newcastle

John Hunter Hospital Campus

Rosella Close


02 4935 9700


02 4921 3000 (weekends)

Forensic Medicine - Wollongong

Wollongong Hospital Campus
Loftus Street
Wollongong NSW 2500

02 4222 5466 (Mon –Fri)

4222 5000 (weekends)


and ask to speak to the on call social worker

Last updated:

01 Nov 2023

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