In this section, we will carefully explain what to do after the death of a loved one at each stage of the process
This guide will explain what you will need to do if someone dies in hospital, at home or abroad.
First steps after a death
Discover how to get a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death when a loved one sadly passes away
How to get a Medical Certificate
Discover how to register a death in the UK and what paperwork you will need to take with you to your appointment
Registering a death
Find out how to obtain a Death Certificate in the UK and who can collect it
How much is a Death Certificate?
Learn more about the role of a coroner and what happens at a post-mortem and inquest
What does a coroner do?
Discover more about the organ and body donation process after death
Organ donation process
Find out how we arrange for your loved one to be brought into our care and what to expect when visiting a Chapel of Rest
Visiting a Chapel of Rest
This guide will help you let friends and family know that a loved one has passed away
How to announce a death
Here is a helpful list of various organisations you will need to notify about the death as soon as possible
Who to inform
Learn more about managing the estate when someone passes away. If you are coping with grief, there are number of organisations that offer bereavement support and advice
We offer expert help and advice on a number of legal matters, from probate services to supporting you after the passing of a loved one
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Here is a list of helpful organisations that provide support for those who have experienced bereavement
We are honoured to serve over 800 local communities across the UK; our Funeral Directors are here to advise and support you, wherever you are and whenever you need us.
Our rich and lengthy heritage ensures we can deliver our funeral services with local knowledge and unparalleled expertise. You may wish to discuss your requirements face-to-face at our premises or your own home, the choice is completely up to you.
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Our useful guides will help you arrange a fitting funeral for your loved one
This guide will explain what happens at a funeral; including the funeral procession, funeral service, committal service and the wake
What happens at a funeral?
Learn more about different types of funeral, from traditional religious and non-religious services to alternative funerals
Types of funeral
The choices available to you are limitless. We are able to accommodate your requirements and create a tailored funeral for your loved one
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This section will guide you through planning a fitting funeral service for a loved one, from choosing a coffin to writing a memorable eulogy
How to plan a funeral