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NHSGGC Services and Resources

Please note NHSGGC Family Bereavement Service is currently unavailable and is expected to re-launch in April 2016. Local and National bereavement services and resources can be found through the links below.


dying info booklet



What Can Happen When Someone is Dying

Updated April 2015

What Can Happen When Someone is Dying


Information and Support for Relatives & friends, When Someone Has Died

Updated April 2015

Information and Support for Relatives and Friends When Someone Has Died

NHSGGC Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy Service

NHSGGC  Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy Service delivers spiritual and religious care to all people, regardless of faith and belief.

Other Local and National Services and Resources


Butterfly Project

This project is no longer operating in the previous format - each of the hospices involved now run their own service. Contact them through the links below for further information.



Lifelink offers a range of stress services for adults and young people in communities and schools across Glasgow City.

Living Life

Living Life is a free telephone service available to anyone over the age of 16 who is suffering from low mood, mild to moderate depression and/or anxiety.

NHS Inform Bereavement Zone

NHS Inform Bereavement Zone can help you find answers to your questions and guide you through the early days of your bereavement. It can also help you understand more of the experience of loss in the days that lie ahead.'

Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief

Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief is working to make Scotland a place where there is more openness about death, dying and bereavement so that:

  • People are aware of ways to live with death, dying and bereavement
  • People feel better equipped to support each other through the difficult times that can come with death, dying and bereavement

Cruse Bereavement Care Scotland

PETAL - People experiencing Trauma and Loss

SOBS - Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide

Glasgow Association for Mental Health (GAMH)

The Muslim Bereavement Support Service

Calman Cancer Support Centre (Cancer Support Scotland)

Maggies Centres Bereavement support

Miscarriage Association

Sudden - Supporting people after sudden death

SANDS Stillbirth & Neonatal death charity - Glasgow Sands

Compassionate friends - Dealing with death of a child

British Heart Foundation bereavement resource for children

Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS)

Registering a Death 

Please visit Death Certification webpage