Factsheet on Inheritance Tax and dealing with the estate.
Avoidable Mortality in the UK
Deaths from causes considered avoidable given timely and effective health care or public health interventions. Data are based on a revised definition of avoidable mortality for all persons.
The Bereavement Register
By registering with our free service, the names and addresses of the deceased are removed from mailing lists, stopping most advertising mail.
Offers 24/7 impartial support in dealing with bereavement and funeral planning, as well as a free will writing service and guides to offer advice.
Centre for Death and Society
Bath University centre, devoted to the study and research of social aspects of death, dying and bereavement. Provides information on courses available as well as details of current and past research.
Compassion in Dying
National charity that supports people at the end of life to have what they consider to be a good death. Includes information about rights, advance directives and living wills, plus advice, support and information on how to support the charity.
The Death List
A somewhat morbid list of celebrities and famous people that are expected to die in the current year.
Dignity in Dying
Campaigning organisation promoting patient choice at the end of life. Provides advice on rights, living wills, palliative care, plus medical opinion and people's stories.
National coalition, set up by the National Council for Palliative Care, which aims to promote "living and dying well". Gives advice about talking about death, with FAQ, resources and personal stories.
Makes it easy to share funeral details, obituaries, and memories for free on simple memorial websites.
Offering information and advice on end of life matters, with the facility to create a scrapbook or store personal data in a secure vault.
Institute of Civil Funerals
Explains what a civil, non-religious funeral involves and helps the public to find a celebrant. Also includes details of how to train and provides event listings for professionals.
The Natural Death Centre
Gives advice on dying, bereavement, and consumer rights related to family-organised and environmentally-friendly funerals; provides an online library, directory, and information about their campaigns.
The Natural Death Centre
Non-profit charitable project that aims to support those dying at home and their carers, to help them arrange funerals, and to help improve 'the quality of dying'.
Holiday's for young adults who are bereaved, or the parents of a young adult who has died.
Scottish Cot Death Trust
Scotland's only cot death charity. Support services include bereavement support home visits, individual and couple counselling and befriending.
Free service that helps stop unwanted mail to the recently deceased and work towards reducing the likelihood of identity theft following a loss.
Contains articles on understanding and coping with terminal illness, ranging from practical options to seeking support and sharing the news.
What To Do After A Death
Government site provides clear advice on what to do in the immediate aftermath of a death, including information on coroners, inquests and death abroad.