Coroners, burial and cremation

This section contains guidance and resources for:

  • bereaved family members, witnesses and other properly interested persons who come into contact with the coroner service
  • burial ground managers, custodians of war memorials, and archaeologists
  • coroners on reports to prevent future deaths and on the supply of information concerning the death of children
  • applicants for cremation, funeral directors, cremation authorities, medical practitioners and crematorium medical referees
  • coroners, planners and justice system agencies in the event of a flu pandemic in England and Wales

Members of the public

If you’re a member of the public you can find out more on Directgov
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