Location, services and quality statement

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Location and address

We are located on the ground and 1st floor of the Clinical Sciences Building 1 (CSB1), Manchester Royal Infirmary.

Postal address

Adult Histopathology,
1st Floor Clinical Sciences Building 1
Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9WL

Hours of business

Monday to Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm.

The department does not operate an out-of-hours service or shift system.

Services and information

For more advice on the collection and handling of specimens for Histopathology please contact 0161 276 8808 or 0161 276 6449.

To request Histology reports or any other information, please contact the Secretarial Office on 0161 701 1615.

Concerns or complaints about the standard of service provided should be referred to the Cellular Pathology Laboratory Manager on 0161 276 6138. All complaints and incidents will be thoroughly investigated.

Quality statement

The Adult Histopathology Service is fully accredited by the professional accreditation body, Clinical Pathology Accreditation UK Ltd (CPA UK) and is currently working towards meeting the ISO15189 accreditation standards.

The principles and policies of the quality management system of the Directorate of Laboratory Medicine are adhered to, and all documents, processes, quality records and clinical material are controlled in accordance with CPA standards.

The service is committed to auditing systems and procedures so that any procedural or quality improvements can be identified. Activities are licensed by the Human Tissue Authority.

Adult Histopathology feedback

Concerns or complaints about the standard of service provided should be referred to the Cellular Pathology Laboratory Manager 0161 276 6138.

All complaints and incidents will be thoroughly investigated.

(Last reviewed 30th May 2017)