Reference 2018-526

REF:           2018-526

Subject:       Support following loss of child/sibling

 

Request:

Please can you send me via email:

 

Copies of any policies/procedures/guidance on how parents are supported following child loss in A&E.

 

Copies of any policies/procedures/guidance on how parents are provided with ongoing support following child loss in A&E.

 

Copies of policies/procedures/guidance on how children are supported following the loss of a sibling on A&E.

 

Copies of any policies/procedures/guidance on how children are provided with ongoing support following the loss of a sibling in A&E.

 

 

Response:

All families are offered the support of the Bereavement Nurse, this includes siblings. We have a range of books and resources we utilise; we also give memory boxes to families and siblings.

 

Please find attached the Standard Operating Procedure for child death.

SOP – Notification of Child Death IF 05-06-17 [3 mb] PDF