Support for the bereaved
Information to help bereaved families, friends or next of kin make important decisions.
You may find this guidance useful if you have lost someone during the COVID-19 pandemic. The information is applicable to both COVID-19 deaths and deaths from other causes. This guidance, for those living in England, complements the information ‘What to do when someone dies’.
This guidance shares important information to help bereaved families, friends or next of kins make important decisions during this national emergency. It explains the next steps, answers questions and guides you to the help and support that is available.
It also answers commonly asked questions when someone dies during the COVID-19 pandemic.