The Pharmacy Needle & Syringe Program (PNSP) aims to supply clean injecting equipment to ensure that needles are not shared or re-used. By reducing the spread of blood borne viruses and providing safe disposal services for used sharps waste, the PNSP is working to protect the wider community.
Why join the PNSP?
Easy to implement & facilitate
Provide a much needed service to patients who inject medications
Minimise the risk of needle stick injuries to the community
Free (optional) 120L sharps disposal bin
Free bin collection & replacement
Queensland Health approved sharps kits can be sold for $3
Ongoing support & staff training
Create a safe community environment
* Please note that the provision of the bin is contingent on:
Queensland Health funding
The availability of sharps disposal contractor in your pharmacy’s area. If a contractor is not available in your area, the Guild will make contact with you to discuss options
For more information
Hidy Chan - Professional Practice Pharmacist - Pharmacy Needle & Syringe Program