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Tane Chatfield Inquiry Report – NSW Coroner’s Court – 17/7/2020

Today the Court began by hearing from the family of Mr. Chatfield to provide personal insight into his character.  The Court heard statements from Mr. Chatfield’s grandmother, sisters, brothers and friends who all quoted his good character as a protector for his family. The intergenerational trauma mentioned and made visible demonstrated the tragic and lasting …

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Tane Chatfield Coroner’s Inquest – NSW Coroner’s Court – 16/7/20

The court heard evidence from expert witnesses, neurosurgeon – Dr. Neil Simon, forensic pathologist – Dr. Stephen Cordner, psychiatrist – Dr. Matthew Large, and Corrective Services employee Saffron Cartwright.  Dr. Neil Simon’s testimony consisted of a medical analysis into Mr. Chatfield’s seizure and the appropriateness and reasonableness of the care and action taken towards Mr. …

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Tane Chatfield Inquiry Report – NSW Coroner’s Court – 15/7/2020

The court heard further evidence from Ms. Adams, the Nurse Unit Manager, Officer McPherson, Mr. O’Leary, Mr. Dahlstrom and Officer Smith.  As the proceedings from the 14th of July had already shown, Ms. Adams had grossly neglected her duties as a nurse. There were several protocols which could have, and should have been followed in …

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