Dealing with the loss of a loved one is one of the most painful things most of us will face. Everyone deals with bereavement differently and you may experience a whole range of emotions.

Dealing with bereavement

When someone dies, there are certain people and organisations that need to be told and specific documents and practical arrangements that need to be completed. This includes registering the death.

The UK Government has a useful step-by-step guide for what to do when someone dies.

Support organisations

Support is available from organisations such as:

The City and East London Bereavement Service

Telephone: 0203 022 5177


The Tower Hamlets Bereavement Support Group

Telephone: 0208 525 3140

Bereavement Advice Centre

Telephone: 0800 634 9494.