Clinical waste collection
These services are commissioned by the District Council’s. Each District Council has selected which pharmacies they wish to deliver the service and you can find this information on their websites (see useful links). If you are not providing this service in your pharmacy please signpost patients appropriately.
The Pharmacy Contractor has a duty to ensure that pharmacists and staff involved in the provision of the service have relevant knowledge and are appropriately trained in the operation of the Services. This training must be recorded and updated annually. Evidence is to be recorded.
All Pharmacy Contractor staff will have read and signed the SOP, and reviewed annually.
All Pharmacy Contractor staff will have signed the needle stick injury policy, and reviewed annually.
East Cambridgeshire – Matthew.Ings@eastcambsstreetscene.co.uk
To arrange a new bin or collection of a full bin contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For other queries contact email@example.com
Huntingdonshire – firstname.lastname@example.org
South Cambridgeshire and Cambridge City – email@example.com
You must submit an invoice annually to the relevant District Council (see service contacts for details) this is in addition to the monthly Pharmacy Record form, just submitting the Record form will not generate a payment. Below is a pro forma invoice you may find useful.
Pharmacies should check their copy of the contract for the relevant dates.
District Council websites:
Cambridge City – https://www.cambridge.gov.uk/domestic-clinical-and-hygiene-waste
East Cambridgeshire – https://www.eastcambs.gov.uk/east-cambs-street-scene/clinical-collections
Fenland – https://www.fenland.gov.uk/clinical
Huntingdonshire – https://www.huntingdonshire.gov.uk/bins-waste/clinical-waste/
South Cambridgeshire – https://www.scambs.gov.uk/bins/clinical-waste/