The Manchester Cytology Centre remains one of six national pilot sites working with Public Health England Screening and NHS England to roll out HPV testing as a primary screening test within the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.
The department is affiliated to the North of England Pathology and Screening Education Centre (Manchester). The Cytology and Virology departments and the regional Education Centre are situated within the Clinical Sciences Centre at Manchester Royal Infirmary.
The Manchester Cytology Centre is located on the first floor of the Clinical Sciences Centre. Virology is located on third floor. All visitors should access the departments via the central reception area on the ground floor
Manchester Cytology Centre
Clinical Sciences Centre
Manchester Royal Infirmary
Urgent and general enquiries: Tel: 0161 276 5111, Fax: 0161 276 3258
General email enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Patient-related email enquiries: email@example.com
Hours of opening
The department is open from 8.00am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday (except bank holidays)
ICE Desktop and CSTD-related queries
Contact Labs IT on 0161 276 4079 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Patient pathway through cervical screening
Download the Patient Pathway Through Cervical Screening flowchart, which shows the estimated maximum number of days between each step in the patient/sample pathway to achieve a 14-day turnaround from sample collection to receipt of the result letter.
(Last reviewed December 2018)