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Disposing of Needles Safely – World Blood Donor Day 2018

  On the 14th June countries come together to celebrate World Blood Donor Day. Each year 112.5 million blood donations are collected around the world and for 57 of these countries, 100% of... Read more

Are gloves clinical waste?

Disposable, single-use gloves are a key element of personal protective equipment (PPE) and clothing, designed to limit the wearer’s exposure to substances that could endanger their health. This is... Read more

The importance of proper drug disposal

International Day Against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking The 26th June marks the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. This day is organised by the United Nations and... Read more

What Is Clinical Waste & Why Is Its Management Important?

Why Clinical Waste Management Is Important It is widely known that immunisation saves lives, but have you ever considered the question ‘what IS clinical waste’... Read more

Don’t fall flat on sharps injuries

100,000 sharps injuries occur within NHS hospitals each year, and are a well-known safety risk in the health and social care sector, which puts many people’s... Read more

Waste Not, Want Not – Where does your clinical waste actually go?

Professionals are specially trained and equipped for the regular collection and handling of clinical waste. But we pay little attention to where our waste goes after this point. Clinical Waste... Read more

Are we disposing of medicines safely?

When a doctor prescribes medicines for you in order to treat a medical condition they set the dose and the length of time plus the number of pills the patient should take. Why is it then that an... Read more

You need a pre-acceptance waste audit and you don’t even know it

Businesses evolve over time and so do regulations and many organisations are blissfully unaware that they could be breaking the law and putting their business, and the people within them at risk. To... Read more

Step by step guide to finding the right clinical waste solution

Waste, by definition is a by-product of what you do, and something that generates costs to your organisation, whether a dental practice, care home or hospital. Finding the right solution to your... Read more

Getting to the point of sharps

‘Sharps’ is the collective term for medical and clinical equipment such as needles, syringes and blades. As the name suggests, the equipment presents a health and safety risk due to the sharp nature... Read more

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