The bereavement office staff consists of a bereavement officer and support staff.

The staff will provide help and emotional support for bereaved people as follows:

  • Arranging completion of all documentation, including medical certificates
  • Arranging cremation papers and collecting fees on behalf of medical staff
  • Advice and information regarding funeral arrangements
  • Information regarding visiting the deceased (if desired)
  • Emotional support to those attending the bereavement suite
  • If you wish to request a handprint or lock of hair please speak to the bereavement office staff about this.
  • The Bereavement Team do not offer a counselling service but can provide you with details of bereavement services that you may find helpful.