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Funeral director warns of longer than normal wait for document to be completed by medics

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Funeral director Ian Milne

Funeral director Ian Milne

Funeral director Ian Milne

A health trust has apologised after some grieving families were left facing lengthy delays before holding funerals due to hospitals issuing death certificates much later than normal.

Ian Milne, a funeral director in Portadown, told the Belfast Telegraph relatives are experiencing further distress because of the situation.


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