Contact Non-gynaecological Cytology

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The cytology department is located on the first floor of Clinical Sciences Building 2. All visitors must access the department via the reception area of Clinical Sciences Building 1.

Please also contact us if you have any complaints or service improvement suggestions.

If you wish to make a formal or informal complaint please contact the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS).

Many verbal complaints will be easily and quickly solved by the Clinical Lead, Laboratory Manager or a cyto/histopathologist and will be recorded by the department. It is the discretion of the Laboratory Manager to forward any complaints onto the Directorate of Laboratory Medicine team for recording if appropriate.


Cytology Department
First Floor
Clinical Sciences Building 2
Manchester Royal Infirmary
Oxford Road
M13 9WL


Telephone enquiries

General: 0161 5115/5116

Non-gynaecological cytology results: 0161 276 5115/5116. Please provide full name and date of birth for patient when calling for a result.

Booking and FNA at ORC: 0161 276 5110/5115/5116 or Bleep 07623 916 594

Advice on non-gynaecological cytology sample collection: 0161 276 5110


(Last reviewed January 2021)