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Contact details

Telephone: 01604 545414
Results enquiries 01604 545409 or 01604 545809 or 01604 545402 during opening hours.

Opening hours are 9.00 – 17.30 Monday to Friday

How to find us

Pathology reception is located on Hospital Street in Area G on the hospital map. The nearest parking areas are Car Parks 4 and 5 (or 2 after 3.00pm). Limited disabled parking is available.

Click here for the hospital map


The pathology department provides patient-care diagnostic and testing facilities for Northampton General Hospital and the local community general practitioners. 

Principal services

  • Blood Sciences (Haematology, Blood transfusion, Biochemistry)

  • Microbiology

  • Immunology

  • Andrology

  • Cellular Pathology (Histopathology, Cytology, Mortuary)

  • Phlebotomy

Blood Taking Unit

Please see the Blood Taking unit page for details of our service.


The department is also responsible for providing the public mortuary service for South Northamptonshire and autopsy facilities for HM Coroner.

A viewing room is available where relatives can pay their final respects in peace and quiet.

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