Bereavement Urgent Release


Information for relatives and carers - Urgent release of documentation

Please be assured every effort will be made by the medical teams to avoid any unnecessary delays to families and carers who wish to arrange for a burial service to comply with religious practice.

If you wish to proceed with a burial, please be aware the Medical Certificate for the Cause of Death will be completed at the earliest opportunity. This will then be provided to the Duty Site team to forward to the appropriate on call Registry office.

No documentation will be given to the family at the time of death. All legal documentation required for the Registration of death will be forwarded by the duty team.

Registry Offices:

·            Surrey - 0300 200 1002

·            Maidenhead - 01628 796 422

·            Slough - 01753 787600

Bereavement Teams:

·       Bereavement team Frimley  - 0300 613 4193

·       Bereavement team Wexham - 0300 615 3562

Patient Advice & Liaison Service (PALS):

·       Frimley -

·       Wexham -

For any queries or advice needed please contact the appropriate team during office hours.

Legal Notice

Please remember that this leaflet is intended as general information only.  We aim to make the information as up to date and accurate as possible. Please therefore always check specific advice, or any concerns you may have with your doctor.

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