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Health Improvement Scotland - Mortuary Services Standards

Draft standards for consultation

The Mortuary Review Group was established in 2016 by Aileen Campbell MSP, the then Minister for Public Health and Sport, to clarify the responsibilities of mortuary services and confirm that all were providing a consistent level of service.

In 2018, the Scottish Government actioned the group’s recommendation that Healthcare Improvement Scotland should develop national mortuary services standards, including for those facilities not provided by NHS boards.

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