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Receiving the new medical certificate of cause of death (MCCD)

How to get the new MCCD if your organisation uses the current MCCD UKGOV published 25th June 2024

What you need to know

The reforms to death certification and the introduction of medical examiners will start on 9 September 2024. As part of the changes, a new medical certificate of cause of death (MCCD) will replace the current certificate.

Medical practitioners must use the new MCCD from 12:01am on 9 September 2024.

You will not be able to order the new MCCD from local registration services.

The Department of Health and Social Care will send the new MCCD to all organisations that use the current MCCD.

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