Health Technical Memorandum 07-06: Disposal of Pharmaceutical Waste in Community Pharmacies
Environment and Sustainability
- Department of Health - Gateway Review Estates and Facilities Division
- TSO (The Stationery Office)
This publication provides guidance on the disposal of pharmaceutical waste produced in community pharmacies in England and Wales. Pharmaceutical waste refers to the disposal of unwanted medicines, out-of-date or obsolete stock, needles and syringes, and waste arising from diagnostic testing such as blood glucose and cholesterol monitoring schemes.
Further information on waste management issues in the healthcare sector can be found in the accompanying publication 'Health Technical Memorandum 07-01: Safe Management of Healthcare Waste' (ISBN 9780113227662, available below).
This is an essential read for all of those working within community pharmacies and related facilities, specifically for those with responsibilities pertaining to waste disposal, and health and safety.
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