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Opening hours

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 out of hours urgent work wherever possible.


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.

Contact information


Diagnostic Paediatric Histopathology Service
4th Floor
Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital
Oxford Road
Manchester M13 9WL

0161 701 2240

Histology Reports


NHS mail:

Histology reports can be accessed on ICE or Chameleon. Queries should be directed to the departmental e-mail account.

Laboratory Enquiries

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 August 2021)