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For funeral firms

Cremation form changes – Ministry of Justice
https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/cremation-forms-and-guidance

Coronavirus Act 2020
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2020/7/contents/enacted

Death registration (Coronavirus Act) – England and Wales
https://nafd.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/GROCircular-5-2020.pdf

Suspension of the review of the Medical Certificate Cause of Death (Coronavirus Act) – Scotland
https://blogs.gov.scot/funeral-industry/2020/03/26/suspension-of-the-review-of-medical-certificates-of-cause-of-death/

Death registration (Coronavirus Act) – Northern Ireland
https://nafd.org.uk/2020/03/27/coronavirus-act-changes-to-death-registration-in-northern-ireland/

Deceased Management Advisory Group (as well as on main navigation bar)
http://www.dmag2020.org/

Health and Safety Executive – Managing Infection Risks when Handling Deceased
https://www.hse.gov.uk/pUbns/priced/hsg283.pdf

Public Health England guidance for care of deceased people known or suspected to be infected with COVID-19
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-care-of-the-deceased/guidance-for-care-of-the-deceased-with-suspected-or-confirmed-coronavirus-covid-19

For the public

Bereavement advice and support

Cruse Bereavement Care
https://www.cruse.org.uk/

Cruse Bereavement Care (Scotland)
http://www.crusescotland.org.uk/

Grief Share (Northern Ireland)
https://www.griefshare.org/

Bereavement Advice Centre
https://www.bereavementadvice.org/

Winston’s Wish – for grieving children
https://www.winstonswish.org/

Child Bereavement UK
https://www.childbereavementuk.org/

Quaker Social Action: Down to earth
http://www.quakersocialaction.org.uk/we-can-help/helping-funerals/down-earth

Find a funeral director

Funeral Directory (NAFD members)
https://www.funeral-directory.co.uk/

Faith and belief groups

Church of England
https://www.churchofengland.org/life-events/funerals

Church of Scotland
https://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/47318/funeral.pdf

Church of Ireland
https://www.ireland.anglican.org/about/about-us

Catholic Church (England and Wales)
https://www.cbcew.org.uk/

Catholic Church (Scotland)
https://www.bcos.org.uk/

Catholic Church (Northern Ireland)
https://www.catholicdirectory.com/united-kingdom/northern-ireland

The Buddhist Society
http://www.thebuddhistsociety.org

Muslim Council of Britain
http://www.mcb.org.uk

One Spirit Interfaith Foundation
http://www.interfaithfoundation.org

United Synagogue
http://www.theus.org.uk/burial

Funeral celebrants

Institute of Civil Funerals
http://www.iocf.org.uk

Civil Ceremonies
http://www.civilceremonies.co.uk/

Humanists UK
http://www.humanism.org.uk

Humani (Northern Ireland)
http://www.humanistni.org

Humanist Society Scotland
http://www.humanism.scot

State financial support

Children’s Funeral Fund (England)
https://www.gov.uk/child-funeral-costs

Social Fund Funeral Expenses Payment (England, Wales)
https://www.gov.uk/funeral-payments

Funeral Support Payment (Scotland)
https://www.mygov.scot/funeral-support-payment/

Funeral Expenses Payment (Northern Ireland)
https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/funeral-expenses-payment

Funeral plan queries

Funeral Planning Authority
https://funeralplanningauthority.co.uk/

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