DMAG

Important updated guidance : ‘Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for funerals and commemorative events during the coronavirus pandemic’

24 November 2021 The Department of Health & Social Care and the UK Health Security Agency (formerly Public Health England) has issued updated guidance for funerals and commemorative events. The updated guidance now aligns with wider guidance that LFD tests are now taken before a high risk activity rather than twice weekly as before. Advice […]

DMAG Update 21 October 2021

The members of DMAG held a video conference on 21 October 2021, with representatives from Ministry of Justice, Scottish Government, Northern Ireland Government and the UK Health Security Agency, present for the open part of the meeting. 

DMAG Update 30 September 2021

The members of DMAG held a video conference on 30 September 2021, with representatives from Ministry of Justice, Scottish Government and Northern Ireland Government present for the open part of the meeting. 

DMAG Update 9 September 2021

The members of DMAG held a video conference on 19th August 2021, with representatives from Ministry of Justice, Scottish Government, Northern Ireland Government and Welsh Government present for the open part of the meeting. 

DMAG Update 19/08/2021

The members of DMAG held a video conference on 19th August 2021, with representatives from Ministry of Justice, Scottish Government, Northern Ireland Government and Welsh Government present for the open part of the meeting. 

DMAG Update 03/08/2021

The members of DMAG held a video conference on 3rd August 2021, with representatives from Scottish Government and Welsh Government present for the open part of the meeting. 

DMAG Update 27/07/2021

The members of DMAG held a video conference on 27th July 2021, with representatives from Scottish Government and Welsh Government present for the open part of the meeting. 

Important updated guidance : ‘Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for funerals and commemorative events during the coronavirus pandemic’

18 October 2021 The Department of Health & Social Care and the UK Health Security Agency (formerly Public Health England) has issued updated guidance for funerals and commemorative events. The updated guidance details the legal exemptions from isolation applicable to funerals. You can read the updated guidance here:- https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-for-managing-a-funeral-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/covid-19-guidance-for-managing-a-funeral-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic#exempt

DMAG partners recognised for commitment to “positive impact and unselfish gain” in national award

9 October 2021 The collaboration between funeral sector organisations to create the Deceased Management Advisory Group (DMAG) as a single point of contact for Government, during the COVID-19 pandemic, has been recognised with a national award. In a submission for the ‘Best Partnership or Collaboration’ category at the Association Excellence Awards 2021, the National Association […]

Scottish Government : Important reminder – COVID-19 Staying Safe and Protecting Others

31 August 2021 Scotland has moved out of the COVID-19 levels system, and is now beyond Level 0. Most of the restrictions on what you can and cannot do have been lifted, and all places and businesses can open. There are no limits on the numbers who can attend weddings, funerals and places of worship. […]