Bereavement Support & Resources | Sutton Manor Surgery

Sutton Manor Surgery

St Ives Close
Wawne Road
Sutton upon Hull
HU7 4PT
Telephone: 01482 826457

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Out of Hours:  dial  111

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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 Suicide Bereavement

Amparo is a free support service for anyone affected by suicide across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

The service provides practical and emotional support after bereavement. The experienced liaison workers can assist anyone impacted in accessing the support they need, whilst helping with a range of practical matters such as dealing with police and coroners; helping with media enquiries; and preparing for and attending inquests.

To make a referral, call 0300 088 9255.
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