Register for the PNSP

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
  • Cost-effective
  • 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
  • PNSP capacity
  • 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

Phone

07 3831 3788

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Page last updated 09 June 2017