Despite our best efforts, it is not always possible for our patients to survive. In those unfortunate circumstances, we will have to complete a death certificate, and in some cases, a cremation form. The death certificate is fairly straightforward and has instructions on how to complete it, but often times confusion arises when it comes to completing a cremation form.
Firstly one thing must be understood: not every patient who dies warrants a cremation form. It is only after everything is said and done and you are informed that they/the family wish for a cremation that it is undertaken. Please give your full attention when you are completing this form, as it is a legal document.
Here you must give the details about the individual who has passed on. Their name, address, and occupation must be listed. There are small boxes within a larger box for the address. The postal code goes here.
This part needs you to mention the date and time of death, address of where . . .
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