When death occurs in a nursing home

You may have been asked at the time your loved one entered the nursing
home who your selected funeral director is, if this was the case the nursing
home will telephone your funeral director to action the removal of the

Again, the medical certificate will be issued by the deceased's own doctor
following consultation with the local doctor who attended the deceased.

Where the cause of death can not be clearly ascertained consultation with
the local Coroner may again be necessary.

If a death occurs then please feel free to contact us at any time, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. Call your local branch during office hours and use our FREEPHONE number out of hours - 0800 17 42 20.

Hatfield (head office)

Tel: 01707 262122

Knebworth & Codicote branches

Tel: 01438 815656

St Albans branch

Tel: 01727 899066

Welwyn Garden City branch

Tel: 01707 391808


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