Wellway Pharmacy

Providing Prescription Medicines, Advice & Healthcare at :: Morpeth 01670 510005 & Pegswood: 01670 515615

Returning your Unwanted Medicines
to this Pharmacy:

In order to protect the safety of our staff, customers and the environment, when returning your unwanted medicines to this pharmacy, please take a moment to answer these quick questions.

Why is it important to return my old medicines to the pharmacy ?

You must be able to answer all the questions with a "Yes" in order for our staff to accept your unwanted medicines. Please tell our pharmacy staff if there are any questions to which you’ve answered "No":

Check List:

  • Are you returning only medicines ?
  • Are you sure there are no needles or other sharps in the bag/container ?
  • Are you sure there is nothing else that may affect the health and safety of our staff ?





See below for a list of those items we can and cannot accept:

YES - We can Accept:

Any unwanted medicines including:

  • Tablets
  • Creams
  • Liquid medicines
  • Powders
  • Inhalers
  • Ampoules
  • Ointments
  • Capsules

NO - Sorry we can't Accept:

  • Needles or other sharps
  • Chemicals
  • Veterinary products
  • Dialysis kits
  • Paints
  • Solvents
  • Oil
  • Batteries
  • Pesticides or other garden chemicals
  • Anything else which is not a medicine

Contact your local council for advice on the safe disposal of products that we cannot accept from you.

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