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NHSScotland Waste Management Guidance (SHTN 03-01 ARCHIVED)

Published on 04 November 2013

From: Health Facilities Scotland

(Archived) Scottish Health Technical Note 3 and Parts A, B, C and D: NHSScotland waste management guidance.



This suite of guidance intended to assist all NHSScotland boards in meeting their waste management priorities by reflecting current legal, policy and procedural requirements and best practice. It provides guidance to staff and contractors involved at all stages of waste management in the modern healthcare setting. SHTN 3 guidance and recommendations are applicable wherever the NHS in Scotland provides healthcare services and produces waste of any kind.

SHTN 3: segregation and handling of healthcare waste

  • Part A: summary of requirements and best practice overview
  • Part B: waste management policy template
  • Part C: compendium of regulatory requirements
  • Part D: guidance and example text for waste procedures

Click here to see the latest version of this Guidance.

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