Bereavement Advice

National Bereavement Service

Every bereavement is different and there are different processes dependent on your circumstances.

Telephone: 0800 0246 121


Age UK Leaflet

A step-by-step guide of what to do when someone passes away.

Leaflet: someone dies

Wandsworth Bereavement Service

Providing one-to-one bereavement counselling for residents of the Borough of Wandsworth.

Telephone: 020 7223 3178



Guy’s & St Thomas’ Bereavement Service

To make an appointment to see a bereavement officer please call 020 7188 3215 (Guy’s) or 020 7188 3182 (St Thomas’).

You may be too shocked to ask questions following the sudden or unexpected death of a loved one. To speak to the patient’s critical care matron or doctor at a later date, please arrange an appointment via the critical care secretary on 020 7188 3044 or write to:

Critical Care Secretary, 1st Floor East Wing, St Thomas’ Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH

Cruse Bereavement Care

Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies and work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

National Helpline: 0808 808 1677