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Phlebotomy Training Services are one of the leading providers of phlebotomy training in Edinburgh, and UK. Alison Purkiss, a phlebotomist with over 15 years’ experience, set up Phlebotomy Training Services in 2007. There are few phlebotomists more experienced than Alison, who has worked in hospitals and GP practices across the breadth of the NHS.
The main reason why we have grown to be one of the leading providers of phlebotomy training is the quality of our training. Unlike other providers, all our trainers are fully qualified educators. We also limit our class sizes to just 6 people per trainers, with never more than 12 in a class in total. This means you will get the attention you need to be able to become a qualified phlebotomist.
In our Edinburgh classes we have provided training to sports scientists, medical professionals from the UK and overseas, medical students and medical researchers. Because of this we can tailor all our courses to suit the needs of the students. We offer:
In the UK there are currently two main ways used to extract blood, these are the Evacuated System and the S-Monovette System. At the class in Edinburgh you will be given the chance to learn both, with access to unlimited equipment.
Importantly, the certification you receive at the end of the course is recognised widely across the health sector. This is because all our courses are accredited by Aim Group.
Fantastic service, Alison and Andrew are great teachers. I thoroughly enjoyed this programme. Thank you!
I attended the Phlebotomy training course in York on the 4th to 5th February 2023 I thought the course was really well developed.The facilitators Andrew & Allison where great, fantastic knowledge of their discipline lots of tentive support and a lot of practice balanced with theroy.
Alison and Andrew are incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about all things phlebotomy! They are encouraging and supportive and deliver a course designed to give learners the skills to take blood confidently and safely.
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Phlebotomy Training Services (PTS) was founded in July 2007 by Alison Purkiss (Cert Ed). Alison is a phlebotomist of over 15 years experience who has worked in hospitals and GP practices across the NHS. Alison is an expert in venepuncture and cannulation, and is also a trained teacher. Alison earned her Certificate in Education in September 1995.