Poll Should the cause of death be on every death certificate

first_img No (869) TÁNAISTE JOAN BURTON has said regulations are being drafted for a short death certificate which would omit the cause of death.She said she hoped this would give some comfort to families which could find the details upsetting, while not affecting the Register of Deaths or impacting on vital statistics as the cause of death would still be recorded.A Kerry coroner, however, has harshly criticised this move, saying that suicide should not be hidden and this would be a step backwards in terms of removing the stigma from mental health issues.We want to know what you think: Should the cause of death be on every death certificate? YesNoI’m not sureVote Poll Results:center_img Yes (4740) I’m not sure (425)last_img

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