The Immediate Support Pathway for Sudden and Unexpected Death in Children and Young People up to 25 years old is the first in a series of dedicated bereavement pathways.
The National Bereavement Steering Group – comprising the NHS, charities and third-sector organisations – have been developing specific pathways since late 2021. The pathways aim to provide information and guidance to health boards and local authorities to ensure a consistent approach to bereaved families in Wales.
Deputy minister for mental health Lynne Neagle said: ‘We want health boards to take these model pathways and, working together with partner agencies, adapt them to the needs of their local communities.’
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