Guidance for registered medical practitioners on the Notification of Deaths Regulations 2019

These new Regulations set out the range of circumstances in which deaths must be notified to the Coroner, with further practical detail provided in the recently published accompanying guidance document. Came into force 1st October 2019.

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What to expect when someone important to you is dying
24th April 2015 | Source: NCPC

What to expect when someone is in the very last days and hours of life. For all end of life conditions. Designed as a guide for carers, families and friends.

Palliative Care Zone
5th April 2016

An excellent resource for patients, relatives and carers from the NHS in Scotland. It discusses symptom control, difficult conversations, planning for the future and preparing for death and bereavement. Most of the website is relevant to those living outside Scotland.

The website is not designed to give medical advice, but rather to give information on a wide range of topics to health and social care staff, no matter where they work. Find out more