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Mortuary Services

The Mortuary is located in the Pathology block of the hospital and provides services to the L&D, police and clinicians in the local area.

Clinics

The Mortuary is staffed by two full time and one part time members, Monday to Friday, 08.30-16.00.

Funeral Director access is available from 09.00-16.00.

Bleep 555 service is available for urgent release of bodies for religious reasons.

Please feel free to phone any of the pathologists for additional advice.

Procedures Provided

  • Refrigerated community and hospital body storage at the Luton & Dunstable University Hospital
  • Viewing room at the Luton & Dunstable University Hospital
  • Hospital and Coroner-requested autopsies
  • Cremation Certificates

Clinicians - Consultants/Specialist Nurses

Useful Contacts

  • Mortuary Team Manager:
    Christopher Parker
    01582 497220
  • Service Manager
    Louise McDonald
    01582 497208
    Louise.McDonald@ldh.nhs.uk
  • General Manager
    Louise Young
    01582 497210
    Louise.Young@ldh.nhs.uk
  • Luton Coroner out of hours/Luton Police Station:
    01582 401212
  • Luton Coroner's Officer:
    0300 3008383
  • Bereavement Support Officer:
    Margaret Malcolm
    01582 497344/ Bleep 299
  • Enquiries, Requests and Results:
    01582 497553
  • Mortuary Viewing Room:
    Via switchboard ext. 2718
  • Switchboard
    01582 491166