Category: Unwanted Medicine Disposal

What should you do with expired unwanted medicines

What Should You Do With Expired & Unwanted Medicines?

Even if medication is unused and unopened, it cannot be returned for use in the healthcare system for another patient.  Unused medication sadly costs the NHS around £30 million per year some of which is unavoidable but much of which is the result of over-ordering.

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What you need to ask your GP before dispensing unwanted medicines

What You Need To Ask Your GP Before Dispensing Unwanted Medicines?

Unused prescription medicines cost the NHS around £30 million every year.  It is really important to avoid waste and only order what you actually need.  However, if you do have unsued medication that you no longer need then your GP surgery or private online doctor can advise you how best to dispose of it.  

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