The Bereavement Office aims to provide a sensitive efficient and timely service to the next of kin of patients who die at Ashford or St Peter’s Hospitals.
Purpose of this Procedure
The Ashford Hospital Bereavement Office is managed remotely from the St Peter’s Bereavement office.
The purpose of this procedure is to detail the process which must be followed by nursing, medical and Bereavement Office staff following a death at Ashford Hospital.
|Compiled by:||Allison Allan, Bereavement Officer|
|Ratified by:||Management Board|
|Date Ratified:||July 2017|
|Date Issued:||August 2017|
|Review Date:||July 2020|
|Target Audience:||All staff|
|Contact name:||Allison Allan, Bereavement Officer|
- Bereavement Office Operational Policy
- Procedure for Care of the Bereaved
- Last Offices Nursing Procedure
- Patient’s Property Policy and Procedures
- Bereavement Booklet
- Mortuary Viewing Procedure