Clinical waste

Clinical waste items are only collected from individual households at the request of health trusts, health centres, doctors or district nurses.

Further information

Sharps boxes

The sharps box collection service is available for patients who self treat at home. Sharps box can only be obtained by prescription through the NHS. 

Collection of boxes

We will collect a minimum of five boxes at a time. When you have the minimum number of boxes, please use the contact details at the bottom of this page to get in touch to arrange a collection date and clinical bag. Please ensure your bags are ready by 7am on collection day.

Cancelling a collection

If you need to cancel, or stop collections for a while, please let us know or ask your health centre/nurse to contact us.

Christmas and New Year service changes

Please note there will be changes to our services as follows. Do ensure your bags are presented by 7am on the day of collection.

Normal collection day Collection day changed to
Tuesday 25 December Thursday 27 December
Wednesday 26 December Thursday 27 December
Thursday 27 December Friday 28 December
Tuesday 1 January 2019 Wednesday 2 January 2019
Wednesday 2 January 2019 Normal collections resume
Thursday 3 January 2019 Normal collections resume

Contact us

Ring us on: 0116 454 6740