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At manual-handling training, nurses regularly expressed distress at the way undertakers transferred bodies, finding their handling lacked dignity and contravened manual-handling regulations.
To improve the way undertakers remove deceased patients from hospice premises.
Preliminary exploration via audit
To assess current practice, in 2002 we audited removal of bodies over a 1-month period. Local funeral directors were told …
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