Funeral Director Advice

  • May 19, 2020

Video of Thanks to Death Care Professionals

PlotBox has released a video to say ‘thank you’ to death care professionals working tirelessly during this pandemic. The FBCA is pleased on behalf of

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  • May 5, 2020

Advice on Body Bags, PVC and Coffin Contents

The Deceased Management Advisory Group (DMAG) has received a number of reports concerning body bags, PVC and placing of items in coffins.  DMAG strongly urges

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  • April 20, 2020

DMAG Letter to Care Homes

 The members of the Deceased Management Advisory Group (DMAG) has been established during the pandemic to co-ordinate death care management with the UK Government and

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  • April 20, 2020

Updated Guidance on Cremation and Death Notification

The government has published revised guidance on cremation and death notification. You can view the information via the links below. The changes came into effect

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  • April 19, 2020

COVID-19: guidance for managing a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic – Gov advice

The government has published guidance on managing funerals during the Coronavirus pandemic. This advice is designed to assist people who are involved in managing or

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  • April 17, 2020

DMAG Updated Guidance on Limited Attendance at Funerals

The DMAG encourages crematoria to continue supporting bereaved families at this time through allowing attendance at funerals wherever possible, and in line with Government advice,

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  • April 16, 2020

DMAG Guidance on Emergency Death Planning

The Deceased Management Advisory Group (DMAG) wishes to support your endeavours in emergency planning during the COVID-19 pandemic via the Local Resilience Forums in England

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  • April 16, 2020

Guidance for Funeral Directors

Regional guidance to assist Funeral Directors in managing infection risks when handling deceased individuals with COVID-19, was issued by the Department of Health in Northern

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  • April 14, 2020

Scottish Government on PPE Supply

The Scottish Government are aware that Funeral Directors have been advised by membership bodies to seek PPE supply from their Local Resilience Forums (LRFs).  LRFs

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  • April 14, 2020

Scottish Government Releases Guidance

The Scottish Government has released gthree guidance documents relevant to the funeral industry for funeral directors, burial & cremation authorities, and funeral services. These are available

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