Wasting Medication

Wasted Medicine is everyone's responsibility and there are small changes blue_yellow_pills you can make to help reduce the amount of medicine being wasted. These savings could be reinvested into more front line care and services that benefit all.

Unused medication cannot be recycled. It must be thrown away, whether or not the packaging has been opened.

For more information please click on the link to view or download our Medicine wasteage Leaflet.pdf

DID YOU KNOW:

Unused prescription medication cost the NHS in the UK an estimated £300million each year. This could pay for........

11,778 More Community Nurses or

80,906 MORE Hip Replacements or

312.175 MORE Cataract Operations or

More drug treatments courses for breast cancer or Alzheimer's.

A message for all our Patients:

Only Order the medication that you require, and never over order.

Thank you.

 
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