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How can I dispose of clinical waste
The council doesn't collect clinical waste.. By law only certain types of clinical waste my be put in a household dustbin - small quantities of sanitary waste such as disposable bed pans, bed pan liners, incontinence pads, stoma bags and urine containers may be put in the dustbin providing there is no risk of any infectious material being present.
Special arrangements are needed for the collection and disposal of infectious and some other types of clinical waste including syringes and cartridges. Please contact your clinic, nurse or hospital for expert advice.