Sharps and clinical waste

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1. Sharps

For some clinical waste items, including sharps, we may be able to provide a free collection service. Sharps items include:

  • used and unwanted medical syringes
  • needles, injection cartridges
  • glass insulin vials
  • insulin pumps
  • pens
  • clocks
  • blood sugar test needles and strips
  • short plastic feeding tubes
  • other contaminated medical items

To arrange this collection service please contact one of our advisors on 01392 265010.