Key contacts Direct dial
Main office – enquiries 01246 512215
Fax - (safe haven) 01246 512218
Service Manager 01246 512217

Staffing times

The Mortuary is staffed from 8:00am - 4:00pm Monday to Friday, (excluding bank holidays).

An out of hours service is available for cases under investigation by the Police/Home Office, special preparation of bodies for identification purposes and tissue retrievals. Contact is via the main hospital switchboard on 01246 277271.

Mortuary & Post Mortem Examination Services - The mortuary provides a service to both the hospital and the local Coroner and acts as the public mortuary for North East Derbyshire.

Bereavement - trained and experienced staff are on hand to offer practical help, advice and support often needed in the first few days when a family member passes away.

Opening Times

8:30am – 3:30pm for body removals and identification of deceased by doctors for pre-cremation certification.

11:00am - 3:00pm for viewing of deceased by relatives via an appointment system (dependent on workload)

The mortuary is accessible 24hrs a day for body deliveries (via portering staff). The portering staff can facilitate out of hours viewings if necessary.