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Services provided

Mortuary services facilitate the reception, storage and post mortem examination and viewing of deceased persons from the hospital and the community, and provide services for H.M Coroner. Three licences have been granted by the Human Tissue Authority, which cover removal of relevant material from the deceased for scheduled purposes, post mortem and the storage of the body of deceased person/ relevant material for scheduled purposes.

Opening hours

Monday - Friday: 8am - 4pm

At weekends, Bank Holidays and at all other times, the Mortuary Technician on call may be contacted through the Clinical Site Team via switchboard on 01709 820000.


Mortuary Manager

Integrated Cellular Pathology Manager, 01709 427108

Technical staff

Senior Anatomical Pathology Technician, 01709 424274

Clerical staff

Secretaries can be contacted on the following numbers: 01709 427109, 01709 424119 or 01709 424676

User Handbook

For Mortuary documents please see the departmental Hub page. Please note this link will not work outside of the Hospital.

Information about our service can be found in the Histopathology departmental user handbook which can be found using the following link:


The content of this page was last updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 by Dan Firth.



Contact - Mortuary

Telephone: 01709 424274 

Oldfield Centre
Rotherham Hospital
Moorgate Road
S60 2UD