Death - mortuaries
There are different types of Mortuary. Hospital mortuaries
will usually only handle the deceased from hospital wards. Public
mortuaries usually handle deaths that have been referred to
the Coroner. Sometimes a hospital mortuary will be designated to
fulfil both roles.
Most mortuaries will have the facility for families to view the
deceased in a private area generally known as a chapel of rest.
These rooms can be adapted to accommodate different