– Disposal of Used Sharps Service


Service Description

  • Community pharmacies will continue to supply sharps bins to patients in the usual manner when presented with a valid prescription from a prescriber. This service does not propose to circumvent this means of supply.
  • Community pharmacies will subsequently provide a disposal service for these patient generated sharps in order to facilitate its safe disposal. Patients will return filled and sealed sharps bins to the pharmacy.
  • The Community pharmacy will safely store the returned sealed sharps bins in a storage container provided by Hambleton District Council until the regular collection by the nominated waste disposal collection company.
  • A licensed waste management contractor will be commissioned by Hambleton District Council on a monthly basis to remove the filled and sealed sharps bins from the pharmacy and arrange their safe disposal.

 

PLEASE CLICK ON FLOW CHART BELOW TO SEE CYCLE:

 

sharps flow chart

Service Level Agreements

Hambleton District Council SLA – Used Sharps Disposal Service (pdf format)

Hambleton District Council SLA – Used Sharps Disposal Service (word format)

Leaflet/Flyer

Sharps Boxes Collection Leaflet/Flyer

Contacts

Contract Issues

Gary Brown

Waste and Street Scene Manager

Waste & Street Scene

Tel: 01609 788104

Email: Gary.Brown@hambleton.gov.uk

Payments

Michelle Burne

Hambleton District Council

Tel: 01609 767078

Email:  Michelle.burne@hambleton.gov.uk

Sharps Disposal Containers Delivery and Collection

Stewart Mackay

SRCL Ltd

Hetton Court

The Oval

Leeds

LS10 2AT

Phone: 0333 240 4570

Mobile: 07872 829 734

Email: Stewart.Mackay@srcl.com

Sharps Boxes Collection From Pharmacies Schedule

Sharps Boxes Future Collections Schedule