Mortuary Services (GP information)


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.

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


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.

Patient Information Leaflets

Clinicians - Consultants/Specialist Nurses

Luton & Dunstable University Hospital

Useful Contacts

Luton & Dunstable University Hospital
Mortuary Team Manager: Christopher Parker
01582 497220
Service Manager Louise McDonald
01582 497208
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
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