Standards for Mortuary Services: guidance published by the Scottish Ministers, Police Scotland and the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

The Standards for Mortuary Services are expected to be used to guide the continuous improvement of the quality of mortuary services across Scotland.


Standards for Mortuary Services

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The Mortuary Standards were developed following a 2018 recommendation from the Mortuary Review Group and in collaboration with partners across Scotland to support mortuaries in delivering a nationally consistent and high standard of care for the deceased and the bereaved.