This document provides information on what to do in the event of the death of a child (less than 16 years of age) in hospital and makes reference to relevant NSW Health policy documents. This document should be used when:
- death occurs during and admission to hospital and
- following a sudden and unexpected death outside hospital, where the child is brought into an Emergency Department
This document does not provide information on what to do in the event of stillbirths, perinatal deaths or Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy.
The below documents are available separately: