Death in Service Guidance
Information regarding the procedure to follow when a colleague in service unfortunately dies.
Guidance on the process to follow when a colleague dies in service. It explains the different roles and responsibilities of members of staff, so information is shared quickly and in an appropriate way.
- The notification process
- Returning property to the next of kin
- Additional support, e.g. through Occupational Health and Wellbeing, the Employee Assistance Programme, leaflets
- Recruitment, if urgent cover is required
Who should read this policy
- All staff
Last updated: Wednesday, September 27, 2017