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Disposing of used syringes and other sharp clinical waste

Publication date: Monday, 28 February 2005
Contributor(s): National Diabetes Support Team

More and more is being expected of practices in improving the management of diabetes – with initiatives such as the National Service Framework (NSF) for Diabetes and NICE guidance setting increasingly ambitious targets. The National Diabetes Support Team (NDST) has been set up to help support local services throughout the NHS and in meeting these challenges. In this issue, they share latest advice for practices and patients on disposing of used syringes and other sharps.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 1, Number 4, January 2005
Print edition page(s): 191
Contributor(s): National Diabetes Support Team

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