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Mortuary Services

The mortuary in Tameside is based at Tameside General Hospital and is run by Pennine Care NHS Trust Link to External Website.

The Mortuary handles deaths that have been referred to the Coroner or deaths where no death certificate can be issued.


  • To provide facilities for the receipt and storage of bodies under the jurisdiction of H M Coroner, (H M Coroners Act 1988 & Coroners Rules 1984).
  • To assist Forensic Pathologists with autopsies.
  • To provide facilities for the viewing of bodies.
  • To provide information and advice.
  • To be an integral part of the Greater Manchester Emergency Service with its Major Incident Procedures in conjunction with the Police, HM Armed Forces and the Health Authority

Any enquiries concerning this service please contact: Tameside General Hospital Link to External Website.