Mortuary Services Draft Standards

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When you have completed this questionnaire to your satisfaction, please click "Finish Survey" at the bottom of the final page.
Mortuary Services Draft Standards

Healthcare Improvement Scotland is currently developing national standards for Mortuary Services. A key element of our standards development process is public and staff consultation and we would like to hear your views and comments.

We would particularly appreciate your comments on the following aspects of each standard and please note all comments are welcome:

Standard statement

To help you complete this survey, we have included text from all the standard statements, rationales and criteria throughout.

The consultation will close on 31 July 2019, and all comments submitted will be anonymised. A full consultation report will be available from Healthcare Improvement Scotland early 2019.

Sharing your feedback

You can share your feedback with us by completing the survey or completing the word version and sending either:

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2. Posting it to:

Valerie Breck
Senior Project Officer
Healthcare Improvement Scotland
Delta House
50 West Nile Street
G1 2NP

This survey should take approximately 30 minutes. Thank you for taking part.