Orchard 2000 Health Centre Orchard 2000 Medical Centre

Orchard 2000 
Medical Centre

480 Hall Road

HULL  HU6 9BX

01482 347600

Bransholme Health Centre

Goodhart Road
HULL  HU7 4DW

01482 344184

BEREAVEMENT

Condolences

The practice extends it's sincere condolences in circumstances of bereavement. This is a difficult time and we hope the information on this page will be helpful in dealing with the administrative and emotional  aspects of dealing with bereavement.

NHS BEREAVEMENTMENTAL HEALTHGRIEF AFTER BEREAVEMENT OR LOSSCRUSE BEREAVEMENT CAREMENTAL WELLBEING AUDIO GUIDES

If someone dies at home

  • Telephone the practice. One of our doctors will visit to confirm that death has taken place
  • Contact a funeral director
  • Arrange to collect the Medical Certificate of Death (usually from the surgery).
  • Take the Death Certificate to the Registrar Office (together with the deceased's medical card and Birth certificate (if available) for the area in which the death took place. Alternatively, you can register by declaration at any convenient Registrar Office. In the latter circumstance, a Death Certificate will be posted to you a few days later.
  • The Registrar will normally issue a Green "Death Certificate" for you to give to your funeral director - who will look after funeral arrangements.  The Registrar will also issue a white notification certificate to the Department for Work and Pensions. If you are dealing with the deceased's affairs, Certified Copies of the Death Certificate may be needed for which there is a charge.

If someone dies in hospital

  • Contact the funeral director to inform his that funeral services are required.
  • Collect the Medical Certificate of Death from the hospital.
  • Take the Death Certificate to the Registrar Office (together with the deceased's medical card and Birth certificate (if available) for the area in which the death took place. Alternatively, you can register by declaration at any convenient Registrar Office. In the latter circumstance, a Death Certificate will be posted to you a few days later.
  • The Registrar will normally issue a Green "Death Certificate" for you to give to your funeral director - who will look after funeral arrangements.  The Registrar will also issue a white notification certificate to the Department for Work and Pensions. If you are dealing with the deceased's affairs, Certified Copies of the Death Certificate may be needed for which there is a charge.

Cremation

Your funeral director will usually lease with the surgery regarding the additional certification required for cremation.

Support after Bereavement

You can find support and information on bereavement by accessing the gov.uk website

BEREAVEMENT help and supportlosing someone to suicide
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