When Someone Dies

You have our sincerest sympathies. Whether someone’s passing is expected or sudden, it is a shock for everyone involved.

For immediate help or advice please call us on 01723 859279 at any time. When you call us, you’ll speak to one of our experienced team. We’re here to help you through every stage of the process. If you have any questions, please just ask.

What to do when someone dies

To help you with what to do when someone dies, we’ve written some guidelines and advice. Please click on the relevant link to be taken to our more detailed web page:

What is the correct order to do things in?

Please click the link above to the situation most similar to the one you find yourself in. This will explain more about a things such as how doctors become involved. After this, your next step will be registering the death.

Can a funeral director register a death?

No, legally we’re not allowed to. However, we can offer you help and advice.

Other useful North Yorkshire addresses and contact numbers

Scarborough Hospital

Woodlands Drive
Scarborough YO12 6QL

Tel: 01723 368111

Website: www.york.nhs.uk

York Hospital

Wigginton Road
York YO31 8HE

Tel: 01904 631313

Malton Hospital

Middlecave Road
Malton YO17 7NG

Tel: 01653 693041

Whitby Hospital

Springhill
Whitby YO21 1DP

Tel: 01947 604851