The mortuary at Whittington Health serves both as a hospital mortuary as well as a public mortuary for the London Borough of Islington. Facilities include a non-denominational viewing area and a fully equipped modern autopsy suite.
The mortuary holds a Human Tissue Authority (HTA) licence and is fully accredited with Clinical Pathology Accreditation (UK) Ltd. An autopsy service is provided to both the hospital and H.M.Coroner, Inner North London district based at St Pancras Coronerís Court, London NW1.
The mortuary staff are also responsible for arranging the completion and issuing of documentation pertaining to the death of a patient within the hospital e.g. the Medical Certificate of Cause of Death (MCCD) and cremation forms, if applicable.
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The mortuary can be accessed via the hospitalís service road entrance, off Dartmouth Park Hill.