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.
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
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 […]
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. […]