Visiting a person who has died

Care after death

After someone has sadly died in the hospital, they will be taken to our mortuary where they can be cared for.  Here they are cared for by our technicians who ensure the person is safe and their dignity maintained.  They will also support you if you wish to visit someone who has died in the hospital.

 

Visiting at the hospital

After a bereavement, some relatives choose to visit their loved one at the hospital.

Pinderfields Hospital – 01924 541242

Appointments are available Monday to Friday between 9:00 am and 3:30 pm.  The staff will agree a time with you and they will give you directions to our viewing room.  When you arrive they will then come to meet up and support you through your visit.

Please note that visiting appointments are for half an hour and must be pre-booked.

Dewsbury Hospital – 01924 542626

Appointments are available Monday to Friday between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm.  The staff will agree a time with you and they will give you directions to our viewing room.  When you arrive they will then come to meet up and support you through your visit.

Please note that visiting appointments are for half an hour and must be pre-booked.

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Visiting at the Funeral Directors

Some relatives prefer to visit their loved one at the funeral home.  Most funeral directors will be able to help arrange this and you should call them to arrange a time to visit.

 

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