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Find or contact us at the Manchester Cytology Centre

The Manchester Cytology Centre is located on the first floor of Clinical Sciences Building 2. All visitors must access the department via the reception area of Clinical Sciences Building 1.

Please also contact us if you have any complaints or service improvement suggestions.

If you wish to make a formal or informal complaint please contact the Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) at www.mft.nhs.uk

Many verbal complaints will be easily and quickly resolved by the clinical lead, laboratory manager or a cyto/histopathologist and will be recorded by the department.

It is the discretion of the Laboratory Manager to forward any complaints onto the Directorate of Laboratory Medicine team for recording if appropriate.


Manchester Cytology Centre
First Floor
Clinical Sciences Building 2
Manchester Royal Infirmary
Oxford Road
M13 9WL

Email: cyto.pathology@mft.nhs.uk

Telephone enquiries

- Telephone Fax
General 0161 276 5111 0161 276 5113
Synovial fluid cytology results 0161 276 5115/5116/6727 -

Advice on synovial fluid sample collection

Comments, complaints or suggestions

0161 276 5103/5118 -
Urgent sample requests 0161 276 5103/5118 -
Request sample containers or forms 0161 276 8817 -

(Last reviewed February 21st 2018)