Next of kin The leaflet describes what a next of kin is, the responsibilities one has, and the process of selecting one. For some people who to choose will be obvious, for others it may be a more difficult decision. Trinity is here to help if you have any questions. Read more about what a next of kin is and how to select one Or download the same information about being and choosing a next of kin in our leaflet We can send hard copies of this leaflet to healthcare professionals and other local partners for free. Click here to place your order.