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.


User handbook

Information about our service is available in the Histopathology user handbook.


The content of this page was last updated: 11 April 2022 by Jayshree Sisodia.


Oldfield Centre
Rotherham Hospital
Moorgate Road
S60 2UD

01709 424274

Opening times

Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm
At weekend, Bank Holidays and all other times, the Mortuary Technician on call may be contacted through the Clinical Site Team via switchboard on 01709 820000

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  • Page last reviewed: 17 July 2023
  • Next review due: 17 July 2024