Bereavement Services

Please accept our sincere condolences if you are visiting this section following the loss of a relative or friend.

Immediate support will be provided by ward staff.  Please contact the relevant ward for assistance. However, if you are having problems resolving any issues following a death please contact:

Mrs Josephine Charlton, Bereavement Care Co-ordinator, 0191 445 2647 (direct line)
Email: ghnt.bereavementcare@nhs.net

The hospital has carefully put together a booklet entitled ‘Help for Bereaved Families and Friends’ to support you further at this time.

Click here to open or download the Bereavement booklet.

Religious and spiritual support can be provided by the hospital chaplains. The Queen Elizabeth Hospital also works in partnership with Coping with Cancer to offer a local bereavement drop in service.

Click here to open or download the Blossom leaflet

Useful links

Local Support Groups

Age UK Gateshead

0191 477 3559

The Samaritans

0191 232 7272

Beginning Experience

0191 422 0742

CRUSE Bereavement Care (Newcastle and Gateshead Branch)

0191 276 5533

Citizens Advice Bureau

0344 245 1288

Compassionate Friends (Tyne & Wear)

0191 267 4569

National Support Groups

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