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*UPDATED* Hospital visiting changes, home testing kits, Vaccine info, general info and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.

Bereavement - NHSGGC Services and Resources

For the latest information relating to Coronavirus and Bereavement please go to the  Bereavement Information and Support web pages within our COVID-19 Information and Guidance for public.


Coronavirus: dealing with bereavement and grief - Cruse Bereavement Care


Macmillan Information and NHS Bereavement Centre

The Macmillan Information and NHS Bereavement Centre is a new service based at Glasgow Royal Infirmary. More Information


NHSGGC Bereavement Support for Parents, Siblings and Staff

Child Bereavement UK has been commissioned by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde with funding from Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity to provide bereavement support for families bereaved of a baby or child, and training to support NHSGGC staff.

Child Bereavement UK is a national charity which supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.

Contact NHSGGC Service
Telephone. 0141 370 4747
Email. [email protected]

Bereavement Support for Parents, Siblings and Staff - Leaflet


Renfrewshire Bereavement Network

New grief and bereavement service for families in Renfrewshire.


What Can Happen When Someone is Dying

What Can Happen When Someone is Dying


 When Someone Has Died – information for you

The NHSGGC Booklet ‘When Someone Has Died, Information and Support for Relatives & Friends’ has been replaced by the new National Booklet ‘When someone has died – information for you’.


NHSGGC Spiritual Care and the Chaplaincy Service

NHSGGC  Spiritual Care and the Healthcare Chaplaincy Service webpage 

For general enquiries about Healthcare Chaplaincy in NHSGGC you may contact the Head of Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care tel: 0141 314 9561 or email us at [email protected]


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.


Richmond’s Hope - service to help bereaved children in Glasgow


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 

NHS Inform Bereavement area 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



EQUIPU is a service responsible for providing, delivering and installing a range of disability equipment supplied by health and social work services to disabled people living at home.

For further information or to arrange uplift contact:

Telephone. 0141 287 6300



Other Useful Websites  


Registering a Death 

Please visit Death Certification webpage



Last Updated: 21 September 2020