Facilities for Mortuary and Post-Mortem Room Services
This publication contains guidance to NHS organisations on planning and designing comprehensive mortuary and post-mortem facilities, including accommodation for the receipt, storage, viewing and removal of bodies; post-mortem examinations; visiting relatives and friends; staff support facilities; teaching and research. This third edition of the publication builds on and replaces the second edition published in 2001 (ISBN 0113224605).
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