We provide high quality healthcare services primarily to the residents of East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen, which have a combined population in the region of 530,000.
The department provides a mortuary service to ELHT hospital sites.
The department also serves HM Coroners in Blackburn and East Lancashire jurisdictions for deaths in the community.
The Blackburn site is licensed with the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) for the undertaking of Post Mortem examinations and removal and storage of tissues from the deceased.
The Designated Individual under the HTA licence is Mrs Lorraine Richardson (Mortuary Manager)
The department also carries out Forensic post mortems with Home Office Pathologists and the Police.
To access the services of the mortuary team, or for advice, please contact the department directly. Out of hours please contact the on-call member of staff via the RBH hospital switchboard
Office/Enquiries 01254 732067
Royal Blackburn Hospital
Monday to Thurs 08.00 to 16:30
Friday 08:00 to 16:00
Out of hours please contact the On-call mortuary technician via the RBH switchboard.
HTA Designated Individual/ Mortuary Manager: