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The care and support that people receive at the time of their bereavement can affect the whole grieving process. NHS trusts need to ensure the best possible bereavement service for those whose loved ones die in hospital.

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Links to advice and information on death and bereavement across all government departments: making a will, inheritance tax, and government assistance such as Funeral Payments and Bereavement Payments

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