The use of digital scans to establish cause of death is a matter for individual coroners who decide how to proceed in light of guidance from the Chief Coroner. The guidance can be found on his website at:
The figures for the number of post mortems held in 2017 which involved less invasive techniques are available at:
Bradford is in the West Yorkshire (western) coroner area, in which 267 less-invasive post mortems were conducted in 2017.
Annual coroner statistics are collected at the end of the year. Statistics for 2018 will be published in May 2019.