8 September 2022

The Royal College of Pathologists is deeply saddened by the news of the death of our Patron, The late Queen Queen Elizabeth II. The College received its Royal Charter in February 1970 and the The late Queen formally opened our premises at 2 Carlton House Terrace on 10 December 1970.

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The late Queen opening the College premises in December 1970. Photo credit: The Royal College of Pathologists, Department of Health, John Goodman, Warren Potter, Photos.com.


Professor Mike Osborn, President of the Royal College of Pathologists, said:

‘The Royal College of Pathologists would like to extend our heart-felt condolences to all members of the Royal Family on the passing of our Patron, The late Queen. We have been honoured to have The late Queen as our Patron since 1970 and have admired the hard work, dedication and commitment to public service she has shown throughout her life. On behalf of our Board of Trustees, Council, our members in the United Kingdom and internationally, and our staff, we express our deepest sympathy at this sad time.’