Verification of Expected Adult Death (VOED)

Compton Hall, 4 Compton Road West, Wolverhampton, WV3 9DH
26th September 2024

Course Overview

This 2 hour session offers an overview of the current legal framework governing verification of expected death, differences between verification and certification, practical procedures and safe practice, informed by local and national VOED guidance.

What will I learn from this course?

  • The definition, process and procedure of verification of death and certification of death and healthcare professionals’ responsibilities
  • The need for responsive VEOD
  • The requirements for verification of a person’s death including documentation, escalation and next steps.
  • Care after death.

This session will support attendees to practice VOED in their place of work. The session will be delivered at Compton Care and competence will be assessed in the classroom.

Please note a certificate of attendance will be issued but we are unable to assess competence in practice.

You must provide us with a PO Number and an invoice address in order to gain access to the course.

Course Details


26th September 2024

09:30 – 11:30

Who should attend:

This course is catered to registered nurses band 5 and above who are required to do this as part of their role.

Venue address:

  • Compton Hall,
  • 4 Compton Road West,
  • Wolverhampton,
  • WV3 9DH


  • £40 per person
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If you require any additional information or require assistance with submitting your booking, please do get in touch: or 0300 323 0250 and ask for a member of the learning & development team.

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