Overview of Electron Microscopy service
The Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
(CMFT) Cellular Pathology Electron Microscopy (EM) Service is
situated on the Ground Floor of Clinical Sciences Building 1 at
Manchester Royal Infirmary and forms part of the Cellular Pathology
Adult Histopathology Service.
We provide an adult and paediatric diagnostic transmission
electron microscopy service for CMFT and for several external
The Service has recently benefitted from significant capital
investment allowing the procurement of a brand new electron
microscope and specialised technical equipment.
There are 3.5 (whole time equivalent) dedicated, skilled &
experienced staff processing and analysing approximately 600
requests per year making it one of the largest and well-equipped
electron microscopy laboratories in England.
The EM unit is fully CPA accredited and committed to maintaining
We participate in a dedicated EM external quality assurance
scheme, have a well-established, comprehensive quality management
system and are currently in transition to the ISO 15189:2012
(Last updated April 7th