Care of the Patient After Death

This guide has been created to support NS Health employees, physicians, and team members in understanding the policies, processes, and legislation pertaining to care after death.

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Forms

Form number Form name
NS_CADC Care After Death Checklist– Adult
NS_RRCNFD Release of Remains into the Care of a Non-Funeral Director Acknowledgement and Release– Adult

Physician and Nurse Practitioner Resources

Links

Documents

Mandatory Reporting to Medical Examiner
Nova Scotia Health policy CL-PE-030

Physician Obligations Regarding Certification of Death
College of Physicians & Surgeons of Nova Scotia

Health Care Provider (i.e., Nursing, Allied Health) Resources

Documents

Security Resources

Documents