Project Description


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


Derriford Hospital Phlebotomy Department L6

Monday-Friday (excluding bank holidays)


01752 763035

Future Inn Hotel Phlebotomy Facility

Monday-Friday (excluding bank holidays)


Reception 07824 124797

Clinic 07826 950752