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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cellular Pathology

Coronavirus / COVID-19

If you have a new continuous cough and/or high temperaturedo not come to our hospitals.

Follow the national advice and stay at home for seven days. For most people, coronavirus (COVID-19) will be a mild infection, but for some of our patients it is a higher risk. Please help us to help you.

Important information about non-urgent inpatient operations and outpatient appointments.

From Monday 23 March we will not allow any visitors to our hospitals – with a few exceptions.

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Contact us

Postal address

  • Cellular Pathology
    John Radcliffe Hospital
    Headley Way
    Oxford OX3 9DU

John Radcliffe Hospital

  • Clinically urgent enquiries (Histopathology/Cytopathology): 01865 220490 / 91
  • Technical enquiries: 01865 220492
  • Fax: 01865 220516

For non-clinically urgent enquiries please email:

Head and Neck and Thyroid FNA Clinic contacts

To ascertain the availability of a pathologist please call:

  • Monday Clinic: 01865 222887
  • Wednesday Clinic: 01865 222893

Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre

  • General enquiries (Bone, Soft Tissue, Osteoarticular Pathology): 01865 738139
  • Technical enquiries: 01865 738137
  • Fax: 01865 738140

For specialist advice/guidance (non-urgent queries)

Email with the following information as appropriate (please note confidential patient information should only be sent from accounts).

  • Patient name
  • Patient date of birth
  • Cellular Pathology report number
  • Which Cellular Pathology specialty advice/guidance is required
  • Comment
  • Your contact details (please include a direct telephone number)

We will aim to reply within 24 hours.