Infectious Clinical Waste in a domestic setting is:
- dressings or bandages contaminated with blood
- needles, syringes or other sharps
- diabetic sharps waste
- dialysis waste
Residents are reminded that because of the risk of needle stick injuries, sharps bins should not be disposed of via the normal household refuse collection.
To arrange a collection of clinical waste please contact the Clinical Waste Helpline on 0300 123 9208 or your local GP surgery.
Find your local GP surgery here.
Last Modified: 21/02/2020
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