Letter from the Chief Medical Officer Directorate

Guidance from the Chief Medical Officer on death certification during the COVID-19 pandemic

The following document is to provide guidance to doctors, colleagues in Police Scotland, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, and the Scottish Registration Service to help the processes for providing the Medical Certificate of Cause of Death (MCCD, or Form 11), during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Chief Medical Officer Directorate: Guidance to Medical Practitioners for Death Certification during the COVID-19 Pandemic