What do we do?
The role of a Phlebotomist involves finding a vein hidden beneath the skin, introducing a needle into the vein and extracting blood for analysis with the minimal discomfort to the patient. The blood is then put into a small container and sent to the laboratory.
Phlebotomists play an important role in the patient pathway and are vital members of the healthcare team. The role of a phlebotomist entails much more than simply taking blood samples you can find out more here.