The death of someone close to you, whether expected or sudden, can be a very distressing and troubling time.
If you are responsible for making decisions and arrangements, we
can provide advice and support. Our Bereavement Office will
contact you after 9am the first working day following the death so
that we can help you plan the process and explain the role of the
Our Bereavement Team will coordinate all of the paperwork that
needs to be completed after a person's death, such as the medical
certificate of cause of death, and the necessary cremation
There is an onsite registration service available in the
Bereavement Suite at the hospital and the team will book an
appointment at your convenience for you to register the death when
the necessary documentation has been completed by the doctor.
You are welcome to bring a friend or family member to support
you at this meeting.
It can be difficult to take in all the information that you will
hear from the Bereavement Team or ward staff, so to support you
further during this time, we have prepared a booklet that
contains information about practical issues that you will need to
consider during the first few days and weeks.
The booklet explains some of the administrative and legal
procedures involved and contains useful contacts in the form of a
Bereavement office: 01702 385492 or 01702
Coroner's office: 03330 135000
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