Bereavement top ten tips were produced jointly with the National Bereavement Alliance
Sands (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity) have just launched 4th edition guidelines for professionals regarding pregnancy loss and death of a baby
The Expert Stillbirth Group are running a Stillbirth Conference on Monday 20th February 2017 at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC)
NHS Education for Scotland have created an online survey for all health and social care staff
People across Scotland are being given the chance to help shape the country’s first ever social security system.
Transcripts of the videos below are available on this website. If you have any difficulty in locating these please contact us
Please note that all the videos on this website deal with issues of death and bereavement and were created for healthcare professionals: caution is advised for viewers who are not healthcare professionals as some may find the themes upsetting.
Discussing dying is something most of us shy away from. The potential discomfort is not just in the patient’s mind - it’s also likely to be in the minds of the professionals who are looking after them. This video will help healthcare professionals discuss dying openly and honestly with their patients.
The management of a sudden or unexplained death can be challenging for professionals. The responses required may be complex, and come at an extremely difficult time for those who are bereaved. This video aims to enhance professionals’ understanding of these processes.
Discussing post mortem examination with those who have recently been bereaved can be daunting and challenging. This video will be of relevance to all professionals who are involved in situations where a post mortem examination is being considered, discussed or undertaken.
Talking to children when they are about to be bereaved or have just experienced a death may feel daunting. This video aims to enable professionals to facilitate such discussions through an enhanced understanding from the perspective of children who have been bereaved.
A post mortem examination may provide parents with valuable information about why their baby died. Before discussing this with families, it is important that professionals are informed and comfortable with the process. This video will support professionals in facilitating such discussions.
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