Bereavement and Medical Examiner Services

Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

0300 422 6742

Cheltenham General Hospital

0300 422 4753

We support relatives and carers with the legal and emotional practicalities surrounding the death certification process.

This involves liaising with the clinical teams who provided care for the deceased and ensuring that an independent review of the circumstances is carried out by a senior doctor known as a Medical Examiner. We act as the single point of access for the coroner’s office and the registration service. Our service also encourages and enables bereaved people to provide feedback on the care their loved one has received during their final journey through our hospital.

Opening hours

Our bereavement offices are open to the public between 10am and 4pm, Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays.

How to find us and our contact details

Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

We are situated on the ground floor of the tower block opposite the lift area.

Call us

  • 0300 422 6742 or
  • 0300 422 6982

Cheltenham General Hospital

We are based in the East Block on right-hand side, just past the Blue Spa Café.

Call us

  • 0300 422 4753 or
  • 0300 4224235

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