The Mortuary forms part of the Cellular Pathology service, which also includes Bereavement Services, Histopathology and Cytology. The department provides a respectful and dignified service to all patients that pass away within the Hospital. A service is also provided to the Norfolk Coroner for all unexpected deaths that occur in the community and require a Post Mortem examination.

The Mortuary looks after over 4,000 patients per year, and conducts over 1,200 Post Mortem examinations for the Coroner and families. This includes adults, paediatric, neonatal, high-risk and forensic cases.


The Mortuary is part of Cellular Pathology which is accredited to the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) ISO 15189

Compliments and Complaints

If you are happy with the service you receive from us and would like to give feedback, you can do so via our feedback page.

If you are unhappy with any aspect of the service you receive from us in the first instance you should speak to a member of senior staff as soon as possible. If you feel unable to speak directly to staff or the issue is not dealt with satisfactorily, then please contact the Patient Information and Liaison Service (PALS) who will be able to assist you.

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number: 01603 287192
Alternative Telephone Number: 01603 288627

How to Find Us

The Mortuary is located on Level 1 in the West Block
If you are coming by car and need to park, the closest car parks are M and O.

Please go to the West Atrium and report to the reception desk where a member of the Mortuary Team will come to collect you.

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