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CUH is pleased to announce a phlebotomy training programme, which will enable practitioners to become proficient in performing the skill of venepuncture safely.

The training course is suitable for nurses, health care assistants and other health care professionals looking to train in the skill of phlebotomy.

The day course will be held at the Clinical Skills Suite at Newmarket and provides an introduction to phlebotomy covering general issues such as health and safety, professional responsibility, laboratory visits and practical session.

Course programme:

  • registration and welcome
  • infection control
  • health and safety - needle stick injury
  • professional accountability
  • introduction to pathology  
  • venepuncture history and theory
  • practical session


Course fee £225 per person or £250 includes an honorary contract.

Fee includes:

  • tuition/practical training
  • study materials
  • certificate of attendance
  • refreshments and lunch

Dates for 2015:

  • 20 February
  • 27 March
  • 17 April
  • 22 May
  • 26 June
  • 17 July
  • 25 September 
  • 23 October
  • 27 November
  • 11 December


Clinical Skills Suite
Westbrooke House
3 The Oakes

For further information or to book your place, please contact:

Tel: 01223 348 903


Course facilitators:

  • Tracey Murray – Clinical Service Manager/Course Lead
  • Christine Ward – Service Support Manager
  • Justine Taplin – Service Administrator/Clinical Training Assistant