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When a patient dies: Advice on developing bereavement services in the NHS

  • Document type:
    Guidance
  • Author:
    Department of Health; Human Tissue Branch; Bereavement Policy
  • Published date:
    30 October 2005
  • Primary audience:
    Professionals
  • Product number:
    271638
  • Gateway reference:
    5578
  • Pages:
    47
  • Copyright holder:
    Crown

This document has been developed for the NHS to provide advice on the basic principles and elements considered necessary in developing bereavement services locally. The advice also describes actual experiences and practical solutions already in place in some Trusts. This document replaces HSG(92)8 and its supplement HSG(97)43.

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