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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.

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 Cremation Society of Great Britain

Offers a history of cremation in Great Britain as well as useful information for relatives on what to expect.

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.

Durham University Centre for Death and Life Studies

Lists the staff of this centre and provides information on their current research projects.

Dying Matters

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.

Final Fling

Offering information and advice on end of life matters, with the facility to create a scrapbook or store personal data in a secure vault. http://www.facebook.com/finalflingfamily finalflinguk

The Good Funeral Guide

Independent, non profit advice service offering guidance on funerals.

Healthcare Professionals for Assisted Dying (HPAD)

An association of practising or retired healthcare professionals campaigning for greater patient choice at the end of life, particularly the choice of an assisted death, subject to legal safeguards.

Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management

Represents professionals working in burial and cremation authorities and companies throughout the UK. Includes training information, supplier directory and a portal for bereavement services.

Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM)

Founded in 1913 and since that time has provided policy and best practice guidance to Burial and Cremation authorities, and its Corporate members.

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.

National Archives: Wills and Probate

Presents the online will and probate records from the National Archives, including a selection of famous wills.

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'.

Paul's Fund

Holiday's for young adults who are bereaved, or the parents of a young adult who has died.

Remember a Charity

Offers a guide to leaving a donation to charity in your will.

Scottish Cot Death Trust

Scotland's only cot death charity. Support services include bereavement support home visits, individual and couple counselling and befriending.

Steven Mears Memorial Centre

Monumental masons providing headstones and memorials. Provides photographs and overview of services provided.

Stop Mail

Free service that helps stop unwanted mail to the recently deceased and work towards reducing the likelihood of identity theft following a loss.

Terminal Illness

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.

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