TableĀ 1

Details of focus groups and study participants

Focus groupLocation and NHS Board areaReceptionists (n)Healthcare assistants (n)Phlebotomists (main role; n)Total participants (n)
1Glasgow, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde5106
2Glasgow, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde71210
3Glasgow, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde5229
4Motherwell, NHS Lanarkshire6006
5Kilmarnock, NHS Ayrshire7209
  • *Takes blood samples from patients as directed by clinicians and completes related administrative tasks.

  • NHS, National Health Service.