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Manchester Cytology Centre is one the largest units of its kind in the country, providing cervical screening using the SurePath Liquid Based Cytology System and a wide variety of non-gynaecological cytology and synovial fluid analysis services.

We are based in state-of-the-art facilities in the Clinical Sciences Centre at Manchester Royal Infirmary. We also provide a non-gynaecological service to The Christie.

For details of all our services, including sample requirement information, see our user guides:

Or download printable versions: Gynaecological, Non-gynaecological and Synovial Fluid Cytology.

Find details of the North of England Pathology and Screening Education Centre, also based at MFT.

Contact us:

Contact us at Manchester Royal Infirmary or at The Christie, using the details below.

Manchester Royal Infirmary

General 0161 276 5111
Gynaecological cytology 0161 276 5111
Non-gynaecological cytology 0161 276 5110/5115/5116/6727/8804
Bleep: 07623 916 594
Synovial fluid cytology 0161 276 5115/5116/6727/8804
Email cyto.pathology@mft.nhs.uk

The Christie

Non-gynaecological cytology 0161 446 3643
Email cytology@christie.nhs.uk



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(Last updated February 27th 2018)