COVID-19: death certification and cremation forms (England and Wales)

e-learning

The Coronavirus Act introduced changes to the death certification process.

This e-learning module will help you understand and apply the recent changes to the death certification process, referrals to the coroner and completion of cremation forms.

You will also have the option to refresh your knowledge on those aspects of the death certification process that remains unchanged during the coronavirus outbreak, including how to compete a death certificate (MCCD) and when to refer a death to the coroner.

By the end of this module you should know the recent changes to: 

  • death certification process
  • referrals to coroner
  • completion of cremation forms.

You will also have the option to refresh your knowledge on those aspects of the death certification process that remain unchanged during the coronavirus outbreak, including:

  • how to complete an MCCD
  • when to refer a death to the coroner.

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To support you during the coronavirus pandemic, we have made our e-learning available to all healthcare professionals for free. Simply register then go to the catalogue to enrol on the course.