Mortuary information for funeral directors
Funeral directors who are attending the Adult Mortuary, or wish
to contact the staff, can find all the relevant information and
contact details on this page.
The Adult Mortuary is open to funeral directors during the
- Monday - 10:00am to 12:00pm, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
- Tuesday - 9:00am to 12:00pm, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
- Wednesday - 9:00am to 12:00pm, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
- Thursday - 9:00am to 12:00pm, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
- Friday - 9:00am to 12:00pm, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Please be aware that staff may not be available to assist you in
person outside of these hours.
Staff are available via telephone from 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday
to Friday, at the Adult Mortuary. Outside of these hours, there is
an on call technician available via the main Hospital
Hospital Switchboard - 0161 274 1234
Adult Mortuary - 0161 276 4476
Mortuary Manager - 0161 276 4972
Paperwork required for the release of patients
If you are a funeral director collecting a patient from the
Adult Mortuary, we require you to bring the following paperwork to
the Mortuary before we will release the patient into your care:
Hospital deaths (without Coroner's
involvement): Hospital release note, issued to the family
by the Bereavement Centre, and a copy of the green disposal
Deaths with Coroner's involvement: Coroner's
Please note, we do not accept faxes or e-mails - you
must bring your paperwork to the Mortuary.
How to find us
The Adult Mortuary is situated on the ground floor of the
Clinical Sciences Building. Please see this map for details.