Pharmaceutical Waste

Useful contacts like waste providers can be found here;

Pre-Acceptance Waste Audit 

Hazardous Medicines

Cytotoxic and cytostatic medicines are automatically hazardous waste. A list of hazardous waste is available in 07-01 Safe Management of Healthcare Waste (pages 219 -.221)

Disposal of unwanted medicines – Community Pharmacy England (

Identifying types of pharmaceutical waste and disposal containers – SPS – Specialist Pharmacy Service – The first stop for professional medicines advice

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Contact Details

If you are from a Community Pharmacy in Devon,  and have a query, please email