Clinical waste items are only collected from individual households at the request of health trusts, health centres, doctors or district nurses.
Clinical waste collections during Christmas
There will be some changes to clinical waste collection days:
- Collections for Tuesday 26 December 2017 will be one day later on Wednesday 27 December 2017.
- There are no changes to collections for Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 December 2017 as these will continue as normal
- Collection days are back to normal from week commencing 1 January 2018.
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.
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