If you have come to this page because you have been bereaved we would like to offer you our sympathy, we trust that you find the resources helpful. The booklets below have been developed to help bereaved people in various circumstances. The Bereavement Support Organisations section also provides links to voluntary and community organisations’ websites, where you will find further resources.

Regional Resources (HSC) for use during Covid-19 Pandemic

Grief And Bereavement During The COVID-19 Pandemic Supporting Yourself And Others

Death During COVID 19 Pandemic Practical Guidance

Saying Goodbye Workbook For Children

Trust and Regional Resources

Each Trust has a bereavement booklet which is given to families when a patient dies and a Bereavement Section on the Trust website which contains further local information

BHSCT Booklet           BHSCT internet bereavement site

NHSCT Booklet           NHSCT internet bereavement site

SEHSCT Booklet         SEHSCT internet bereavement site

SHSCT Booklet           SHSCT internet bereavement site

WHSCT Booklet          WHSCT internet bereavement site

Nursing Home

Information and Guidance after the death of a relative or friend in a nursing or residential home


When someone close to you dies a guide for talking with and supporting children

Barnardo’s NI Child Bereavement Service Grieving During Covid 19

Learning Disability

When someone dies: easy read leaflet to support people with learning disability through bereavement

When someone dies: support booklet for family carers and professionals supporting a person with learning disability

Sudden Death

Dealing with Sudden Death in Adulthood

Dealing with Sudden Death Helping Children and Adolescents

Dealing with Sudden Death Information for Young People

Sudden Death Common Grief Reactions

Coroners Inquest

Coroners Liaison Officer

Coroners Postmortem Examination Information for Relatives

Signed Bereavement Information

BSL Bereavement Information Booklet

ISL Bereavement Information Booklet

National Resources

Motor Neurone Disease Bereavement Booklet 

Carers UK

Useful Website

Caring for Carers  is dedicated to carers providing core information for family members or friends who are providing support to a person who needs palliative care. The site, hosted on contains videos, downloads, links and information that has been created by a group of experts, including carers, from across the island of Ireland.