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Course overview

The course is to support the implementation of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s Bereavement Policy we are offering a series of short training sessions to promote an increased awareness and better understanding of death and bereavement, aimed at enabling better provision of bereavement care for patients, relatives and staff.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will:

  • Have reflected on your own grief journey
  • be able to recognize vulnerability and the need for support in the work place
  • be able to recognize some of the needs / fears of a dying patient
  • Be able to describe different models of grief
  • Be able to identify complicated and disenfranchised grief
  • Be better equipped to provide person centred bereavement care

Course provider; Bereavement Team

Who should attend?

Anyone who wishes to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding and coping with death and bereavement in order to provide better care and support to patients, relatives and staff.

Pre requisites; There are no prerequisites for this course

Duration; 2 1/2 hrs

KSF Links

  • C1 – Communication
  • C2 – Person and People Development
  • C4 – Service Improvement
  • C6 – Equality and Diversity

If you wish to organise a local training session for your service team or if require any further information as to the specific content of the course, and how it could be adapted to you local team needs please do not hesitate to contact:

Carol Campbell on 0141 314 9561 or by e-mail to  

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