Have you ever considered bequeathing your body to Medical Science when you pass away?
There is a huge amount of information on the Keele University website. This includes the forms you will be required to complete, and instructions for your next of kin when you die. There is also information on the Bereavement Advice Centre website.
In the first instance, please telephone Keele University, School of Medicine, Bequeathal Office – 01782 734690 or Anatomy Facility 01782 733936 and 01782 734743.
If you are calling out of office hours to inform of the bereavement, please contact C McGough & Son, Funeral Director on: 01782 834300. Their 24-hour service will give you advice and assistance.
The Co-ordinator at the office will contact the doctor in charge of the deceased. Together they will make a decision on whether or not the donation is acceptable. After this they will inform you about what further action you need to take.
Please be aware that due to very careful criteria, there is no guarantee that a bequest will be accepted.
We are a forward thinking and creative Funeral Directors with a family-run independent Funeral Home based in Stoke-on-Trent. Furthermore, Forrest & Family combine traditional core values with a modern holistic approach.
Our team are passionate about supporting people on their journey. We believe in providing information on your full range of choices to enable you to make fully informed decisions.
Contact us on 01782 756518 if you would like further information on bequeathing your body.