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Mortuary Services

Mortuary Services

Patient Information Leaflets

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.


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 Hospital

• Viewing room at the Luton & Dunstable Hospital

• Hospital and Coroner-requested autopsies

• Cremation Certificates

Useful numbers/contacts - All staff can be contacted via switchboard

Service Manager:
Louise McDonald

Mortuary Team Manager:
Christopher Parker
01582 497220

Bereavement Support Officer:
Margaret Malcolm
01582 497344/ Bleep 299 

General Manager:
Louise Young

Luton Coroner's Officer:
0300 3008383

Luton Coroner out of hours/Luton Police Station:
01582 401212

Enquiries, Requests and Results: 
01582 497553

Mortuary Viewing Room: 
Via switchboard ext. 2718

01582 491166