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Safer Sharps deadline has passed

Tuesday 25 June 2013

The 11 May 2013 deadline for trusts to have a robust work plan in place to meet the EU Safer Sharps directive has now passed. For further information and how we can help you with your work plan please click here.

As part of your work plan you may be considering switching to new safety versions of Syringes and Needles, IV Cannulae, Blood Collection Systems and Blood Lancets. To ensure we can fulfil your demand for the new products it is essential we know your requirements. Please let us know by contacting our Customer Services team on 0845 680 2439, or emailing  

NHS Supply Chain ran a number of successful regional events throughout March 2013 focussing on raising awareness of the EU Directive 2010/32/EU and the support available from NHS Supply Chain to help trusts implement changes to their clinical processes. Don't worry if you were unable to attend, all the speakers' presentations are available to view here.

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