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'Sometimes Zoom is closest relatives can be when saying their last goodbyes'

Families torn between being at bedside or attending funeral of Covid patients, says end-of-life care nurse

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Distressing: Sarah Arthur, patient client experience facilitator

Distressing: Sarah Arthur, patient client experience facilitator

Distressing: Sarah Arthur, patient client experience facilitator

Relatives of dying Covid-19 patients are having to make the agonising decision between being with their loved one as they pass away or attending their funeral.

In one of the cruellest aspects of the pandemic, people across Northern Ireland are being denied some of the most basic end-of-life rituals to help them come to terms with the trauma of losing a loved one.


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