Sharps Box Disposal

Patients with diabetes etc. may ask pharmacies what to do in regards to disposal of sharps boxes. This is a local authority responsibility and is  not commissioned from community pharmacies locally; although, some pharmacies may be able to take them back.

The services available for collection of sharps boxes from patients varies by council area and patients can be signposted using the following guide:

Sharps Box Disposal 14.10.14