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Bereavement support charities are calling for more funding in light of what they call the “terrible toll of 100,000 deaths from Covid-19”.
They say many families have been unable to be with loved ones as they died or gather to support one another.
They argue there has been “huge demand” for counselling and guidance but some providers lack sufficient resources.
The government says it is committed to ensuring those who are grieving have access to the support they need.
In a letter to the Health Secretary Matt Hancock, and mental health minister, Nadine Dorries, charities call for