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Service Description:

A full range of paediatric histopathology techniques are available including: routine diagnostic, immunocytochemistry, enzyme histochemistry and electron microscopy.


Dr Anna Kelsey - Clinical Director
Dr Melanine Newbould


  • Internal requests via histopathology request cards
  • External requests by histopathology request cards or referral letter.
  • Post-mortem by consultant's or coroner's request
  • Patients by referral via consultants


Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
Oxford Road
M13 9WL

Additional Support:

The department works closely with the molecular diagnostic laboratory.
The mortuary has close links with the bereavement team.

Information Leaflets:

Information leaflets for Post Mortem examination are available on request from the bereavement department.
Contact us for more information.

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