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					Cause of Death Certificate
The procedures to follow when a Cause of Death
Certificate has been issued.

                                                A death occurs


           At home                                                            In hospital


     Contact the Doctor                                                   The hospital contacts
                                                                               next of kin

 Will the doctor issue Cause             Yes
    of Death Certificate
                                                                           Go to hospital to collect:
                                                                        • Cause of Death Certificate
          No
                       Contact a Funeral Director                      • belongings of deceased and
                          to arrange removal                              inform them if cremation
                              of deceased                                         is required


                            Collect Cause of Death
                            Certificate from doctor


                                                Register the death



                                   Yes         Does Registrar report              No
                                                death to Coroner

                                                                                 Registrar will:
                                                                             • register the death
                                                                             • issue Green Form
      Click here to go to                                                 • issue Certified Copies
     ‘Coroner informed’                                                     of Death Certificate



Please note:                                                            Make contact with Funeral
Funeral arragements can, if so wished, be made                           Director to arrange the
before registration takes place.                                         funeral. Give them the
                                                                              Green Form

				
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