For Specialist Palliative Care Clinicians

Better bereavement outcomes are a goal of palliative care. Standards and policies recommend support should be provided to caregivers/families of palliative care patients, at and beyond the time of death.

Specialist Palliative Care bereavement literature

Bereavement standards of care


This Bereavement care guide by NSW Health provides recommendations for supporting the bereavement care of people impacted by COVID-19 related deaths, and other deaths during the pandemic.