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Covid-19 Coordinating Group

The Covid-19 Coordinating Group is a society-wide initiative, chaired by David Murphy (past BPS President) and Professor Daryl O'Connor (Chair of the Research Board), whose purpose is to facilitate collaboration and joined-up working across the society in response to the pandemic.

Choose any of the tabs below to learn more about our different areas of working or return to the main hub page to browse other resources.

Bereavement and Care of Relatives Workstream

This group is producing a toolkit of resources offering practical guidance and resources to mitigate the potential for complex grief.

Resources on managing death and bereavement for both public and professionals have been adapted for the COVID-19 pandemic.

They include advice on talking to children about death, supporting those with intellectual difficulties as well as older adults and those with dementia.

It also contains advice on end of life conversations, developing bereavement rituals and coping with grief.

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