Internal Reference Number: FOI_5897
Date Request Received: 26/10/2020 11:32:05
Date Request Replied To: 27/10/2020 09:02:44
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Request Summary: public health funerals
Request Category: Media
|Question Number 1:|
Does your NHS Trust organise, pay for and carry out public health funerals for people who die in the trust's care and who don't have the financial means or family/friends to arrange it?
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|Question Number 2:|
If no, which local council you refer public health funeral deaths to?
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|Question Number 3:|
If yes, please supply the following information (please see the attached spreadsheet I have put together to help you collate the data):
a) How many public health funerals has your NHS Trust carried out each year for each of the months April, May, June & July 2020?
b) Please state, out of the above figures, how many of those people were male and how many of those men had next of kin and how many of those men did not have next of kin?
c) Please state, out of the above figures, how many of those people were female and how many of those women had next of kin and how many of those women did not have next of kin?
d) Please state, out of the above figures, how many of those people were aged under 18, aged 18-59 or aged 60+
e) Please state, out of the above figures, how many of those people were cremated, how many were buried in a grave of their own and how many were buried in a shared or communal grave (if that's applicable).
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See attached fileFOI 5897 Q3.xlsx
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