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The mortuary provides a respectful storage facility for patients that die in the hospital and community as well as a consented and legal post mortem service for the Trust and HM Coroner. 

There is also a viewing facility for relatives and friends of the deceased to say their goodbyes. This is by appointment only.

The mortuary also provides an environment for tissue harvesting for transplant subject to consent.


Level 0, Royal Derby Hospital
Uttoxeter Road
DE22 8NE

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday, 8am - 4:30pm

Out of hours:

The mortuary has an out-of-hours on-call facility. If there are any enquiries the technician on call can be contacted at home via switchboard: 01332 340 131