Disposal of Unwanted Medicines
It is not unusual
to have out of date or unwanted medicines in your medical
cabinets or first aid boxes at home.
However, it is very
important to ensure that these are disposed of safely.
Always read the leaflets
accompanying your medicines for further advice.
You may take your
unwanted or out of date medicines to your local Britannia
Pharmacy where our staff will be happy to dispose them
for you, using our DOOP service. The Environmental Agency
regulates this service and collects such medicines from
our pharmacies at regular intervals.
cannot accept chemicals or syringes and you should contact
your local Council for assistance.
For information regarding
the collection of medicines from Nursing and Residential
Homes, please see our Care Services section