DMAG

DMAG Update 26/04/2021

The members of DMAG held a video conference on 26th April 2021, with representatives from Ministry of Justice, Scottish Government and the Northern Ireland Department of Health present for the open part of the meeting. 

Important updated guidance : ‘COVID-19: guidance for arranging or attending a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic’

THIS GUIDANCE HAS BEEN UPDATED – PLEASE SEE THE UPDATED GUIDANCE POSTED ON 17TH JUNE 2021 19th May 2021 Public Health England and the Department of Health & Social Care has issued updated guidance for arranging or attending a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic. This revised guidance applies in England. The updated guidance includes revised […]

This guidance has now been updated

Important updated guidance : ‘COVID-19: guidance for managing a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic’ 14 May 2021 Public Health England and the Department of Health & Social Care has issued updated guidance for managing a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic. This revised guidance applies in England from 17 May 2021. This has been updated in […]

Important updated guidance : ‘COVID-19: guidance for arranging or attending a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic’

13th May 2021 Public Health England and the Department of Health & Social Care has issued updated guidance for arranging or attending a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic. This revised guidance applies in England. The revised guidance contains updated advice for stage 3 of the roadmap, from 17 May, including: Change from capacity limit of […]

Covid-19: Limit on mourners in England lifted from 17 May 2021

In a Press Release issued on behalf of the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, on 3 May 2021, it was announced that the legal limit of 30 mourners will be removed as part of Step 3 of the roadmap, to take place from 17 May at the earliest. Instead, the number of people […]

Welsh Government publishes updated ‘Guidance on funerals: COVID 19’

Welsh Government has published updated guidance on the impact of the Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (No. 5) (Wales) Regulations 2020 on funerals. You can read the updated guidance here:- https://gov.wales/guidance-funerals-covid-19-html https://gov.wales/guidance-funerals-covid-19-html

DMAG Update 12/04/2021

The members of DMAG held a video conference on 12th April 2021, with representatives from Ministry of Justice, Scottish Government and the Northern Ireland Department of Health present for the open part of the meeting. 

DMAG Update 29/03/2021

The members of DMAG held a video conference on 29th March 2021, with representatives from Ministry of Justice, Scottish Government, Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Department of Health present for the open part of the meeting. 

Scottish Government publishes updated ‘Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for burial and cremation authorities’

Scottish Government has published updated guidance for burial and cremation authorities. This guidance is for burial and cremation authorities to help manage their services and also their funeral services during the current pandemic. You can read the updated guidance here:- https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-burial-and-cremation-authorities

Scottish Government publishes updated ‘Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for funeral directors’

Scottish Government has published updated guidance for funeral directors. This guidance is for funeral directors to help manage their services during the current pandemic. You can read the updated guidance here:- https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-funeral-directors/pages/introduction/