Part of Kings Gate Group


The Loss Foundation

The Loss Foundation is the only UK charity dedicated solely to providing bereavement support following the loss of a loved one to cancer, whether that be spouses, family members, friends or colleagues. They also offer specific Covid-19 loss support.

Telephone: 0300-200-4112



Road Victims Trust

A support service for anyone bereaved or otherwise affected by a road collision. Covering Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire.

Telephone: 01234 843 345



Way Up

A national charity offering a social and support network for men and women who have lost their partner when aged 51 or over.


Bedford Bereavement Services

Offering support to all bereaved people during group meetings held monthly at Norse Road Crematorium.

Telephone: 01234 718 150



The Compassionate Friends

Supporting bereaved parents and their families after the death of their son or daughter, at any age and from any cause.

Helpline: 0845 123 2304

Telephone: 01767 689781


Steps to take if a Loved one Passes Away at Home

If the death of your loved one was expected please contact the surgery. Once you have registered the death with us and when you feel ready to do so you can contact a funeral director.

If outside of normal surgery hours (before 08:00am and after 18:30pm) please call 111 and they will be able to support you with the next steps to take.

Date published: 21st August, 2022
Date last updated: 15th February, 2024