The laboratory is open between 08:30 and 17:30 Monday to Friday excluding Bank Holidays. There is no regular on-call service for histopathology laboratory staff, though we do try to accommodate requests for urgent work at other times wherever possible.
Out of hours, including bank holidays, all queries and requests should be addressed to the on-call Consultant Paediatric Histopathologist, contacted via switchboard
Consultants, main laboratory and secretarial office are situated on the 4th floor of St Mary’s hospital, lift core 7, next to pharmacy.
The Paediatric Mortuary is on the 3rd floor Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, lift core 8. Please see the separate User Guide.
Diagnostic Paediatric Histopathology Service
Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital
Manchester M13 9WL
0161 701 2240
Histology reports can be accessed on ICE or Chameleon. Queries should be directed to the departmental e-mail account.
All enquiries regarding frozen sections, specimen requesting, labelling, transport and requirements should be directed to the main histology laboratory.
Telephone – 0161 701 2240
(Last reviewed February 2019)