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Phlebotomist

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Phlebotomists are clinical support workers who take blood samples from patients, usually in a hospital or clinic setting. They send the samples to a laboratory which are used to help in the diagnosis of illness.

The Work

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Pay

Under the NHS Agenda for Change pay scales salaries for phlebotomists are on Band 2, £21,814 to £23,820 a year. Senior phlebotomists are on Band 3, £23,914 to £25,808 a year. The current pay scales are from April 2022.

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What Does it Take?

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Training

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

National Association of Phlebotomists
Tel: 020 7833 8784
E-mail: phlebotomy@btinternet.com
Website: http://www.phlebotomy.org

NHS Scotland Careers
Website: http://www.careers.nhs.scot
Website (2): https://jobs.scot.nhs.uk/
Twitter: @NHSScotCareers

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