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Sharps and clinical waste collections

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2. Request a clinical sack collection service

We can collect infectious waste from your home if you are medically treating yourself.

If a nurse administers your medical treatment, they are responsible for removing any waste generated.

To set up a collection service for your infectious waste. We will need you to return a referral form signed by a medical professional confirming that this service is needed. 

Waste that does not require a clinical waste collection

The following types of waste can be disposed of with your general rubbish.

Please ensure the following items are placed in a securely tied bag in your black general waste bin:

  • nappies and sanitary items
  • incontinence pads
  • stoma or catheter bags
  • ulcer and other dressings
  • 'peg'/stomach feeding items
  • home dialysis kits
  • medical packaging

Use the form below to set up collections or request a new roll of orange sacks if you are registered for this service.

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  • address of collection and contact information