cremation form

cremation form

Any of the forms which are required by UK law to carry out the cremation of a deceased registered at the Office National Statistics.

In the working medical parlance, “crem forms” refer to those forms (Medical Form B—filled out by the doctor who attended the deceased before death—and Medical Form C—filled out by the doctor who confirmed the cause of death) which are filled out by doctors. Form A (Application for Cremation) must be completed by the next of kin or executor, and must be countersigned by a householder who knows the person completing the form. A fourth document, Notice of Cremation, gives notice of the cremation, details of the deceased and information about the service, and is a binding contract concerning the payment of fees to the cremation authority.

For cremation in Scotland, the certificate of registration of death issued by the registrar must be provided. In addition to the Application for Cremation and two cremation certificates signed by two doctors as above, a third crematorium certificate is required, signed by the medical referee at the crematorium.
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Dr Sandler admitted that he had failed to see the bodies of some patients for whom he completed Form C of the cremation form in 2008 and as a result he received a final writ-ten warning and the imposed condition that he not sign any further cremation forms.
In this case the instruction to the crematorium was to scatter the ashes and this was stated on a cremation form signed by the father.
Barker, of Grove, Oxon, was found guilty of receiving money by deception and forging a signature on a cremation form.
Lawyer Nigel Grundy, for the GMC, said that when bodies were released for cremation their GP must sign Cremation Form B, detailing the cause and circumstances of death.
As well as receiving money by deception, Barker was also convicted last month of forging the signature of a husband on his wife's cremation form butwas cleared on a third charge alleging that he had faked a signature on another form.
He explained to the panel that when bodies were released for cremation their GP must sign a document named Cremation Form B, providing details of the cause and circumstances of death.
When the body of a deceased patient is to be cremated their doctor completes a Cremation Form B, while a second doctor signs a Form C.
Denise Carson, 55, is accused of making a false statement on a cremation form.
Angiolini's report refers to at least two cases where parents say their signatures were faked on official cremation forms.
CREMATION forms in Welsh are still not available for people in Gwynedd where nearly a 100% of its council workers are bilingual - a language audit showed.
But many experts today suspect the doctor - who was convicted of prescrip-tion fraud and lying on cremation forms - of dispensing death on a mass scale.
Three doctors who signed cremation forms for serial killer Harold Shipman were cleared of professional misconduct yesterday.