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Clinical waste 'backlog' pictured at North Lanarkshire health centres

Photographs showing bags of clinical waste piled at three health centres in North Lanarkshire have been posted on social media. The images – from Coatbridge, Kilsyth and Cumbernauld – showed bags of waste on top of large waste containers. It comes after the collapse of the firm Healthcare Environmental Services (HES), which had previously processed… Read More »

NHS waste firm to sue health trusts over terminated contracts

The firm at the centre of the NHS clinical waste scandal has announced it is suing 17 health trusts in Yorkshire which terminated its contracts. North Lanarkshire-based Healthcare Environmental Services (HES) is seeking “upwards of £15m” in damages. The company was stripped of the contracts after reports that tonnes of clinical waste piled up at… Read More »