Taking blood in the WIMM

The WIMM has two access controlled rooms set aside for taking blood. These are the Occupational and Phlebotomy Rooms located off the WIMM Reception area. Only trained people can take blood. Donors must be properly consented. Blood must be freely given. Do not coerce a colleague into giving or taking blood for you. The WIMM SOP WIMM E039 Taking blood in the WIMM must be followed at all times. Depending upon what the blood is being used for Research Ethics Committee approval may be required.