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Mortuary review group: response

Response to review the standard of all mortuaries across Scotland, as defined by the Public Health (Scotland) Act 2008.


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1. http://www.parliament.scot/Chamber_Minutes_20161027.pdf

2. Consideration should be given to supporting staff to undertake professional qualifications which include training for working with the bereaved e.g. APT qualifications https://www.rsph.org.uk/qualification/level-3-diploma-in-anatomical-pathology-technology.html

3. The property of the deceased (including clothing) is part of their estate.

4. See Annex D for a list of current standards and guidance in relation to mortuary services.

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