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Staff Training Dates for 2016:

The Surgery and Dispensary will close each month for staff training between 2pm and 4pm.  Cover for EMERGENCIES ONLY will be provided by the Out of Hours service. 

Thursday 16th June
Tuesday 19th July
Wednesday 17th August
Thursday 22nd September
Wednesday 19th October
Thursday 17th November
Tuesday 20th December

Approaching End of Life

Preparing for the End of Life

Preparing for the end of life is a stressful time for all of the family, but there is lots of help and support available to you.  Talk to your GP or District Nurse if you need help or advice.

   What to expect when someone is approaching death.

    Bereavement Support Services


 If Death Occurs At Home

1. Telephone the doctor who will visit to confirm that death has taken place.

2. Contact a funeral director.

3. Arrange to collect the doctor's Medical Certificate of Death (usually from the surgery).

4. Take this to the Registrars 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 Registrars Office but certificates will not be available as these will have to be posted to you a few days later.

5. The Registrar will normally issue a Green coloured certificate for you to give to your funeral director who will look after necessary arrangements for the funeral. The Registrar will also issue a white notification certificate for the DSS. They will also enquire as to the number of Certified Copies you require for dealing with the deceased finances (a fee is payable for each copy).

If The Death Occurs In Hospital

1. Contact a funeral director to inform him his services are required.

2. Collect the certificate from the hospital then follow 4 - 5 as above

Note For Cremation

Your funeral director will usually liaise directly with the surgery regarding the additional certification required.



 
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