Phlebotomists are part of the Assistant Technical Officer (ATO) group of staff based within the Combined Laboratory. The phlebotomy team provides a venepuncture service to both inpatients and outpatients.
For safe-sample labelling requirements and procedure please refer to the Trust document ‘Hospital Transfusion Policy’ [TRW.HGV.POL.269], Blood Sampling, section 7.
Derriford Hospital Phlebotomy Department operates over two sites, Future Inn, William Prance Road and Derriford Hospital, Level 6 Main Outpatients. We offer a no appointment necessary, drop-in service. In order to manage social distancing on the trust site patients are encouraged to attend at the Future Inn option wherever possible. GP patients requiring a blood test that is unable to be performed at the GP surgery are also asked to use this facility.
Opening hours : Monday-Friday 08:00 – 16:50
Locations : Future Inn, William Prance Road and Main Outpatient department level 6, waiting room 2
Reception 07824 124797
Clinic 07826 950752