Hospitals: Waste Disposal

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 17th October 2018.

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Photo of Damien Moore Damien Moore Conservative, Southport

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that (a) human and (b) clinical waste from hospitals is properly disposed of.

Photo of Steve Barclay Steve Barclay Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

The Department has worked with NHS Improvement and NHS England to put in place a new contract for National Health Service trusts so that all clinical waste is removed from sites and disposed of safely.

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