What to do after bereavement

When your loved one dies, there are sadly a number of things you will need to arrange and people you need to officially notify.

 Within the first few days you will need to:-

  1. Obtain the death certificate and register the death within 5 days. Click here for more information
  2. Arrange the funeral. Click here for more information

When someone has died, there are several organisations that need to know. Click here for more information about who inform.

You may also find information on the following websites of use to you:-

 www.citizensadvice.org.uk/relationships/death-and-wills/what-to-do-after-a-death/

 www.gov.uk/browse/births-deaths-marriages/death 

 www.bereavementadvice.org/

 If you need more guidance, please contact our Hospice on 0151 334 2778 and we will aim to help you.

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