Body parts pile up as waste firm fails NHS

Highly hazardous clinical waste, including some anatomical waste, has been being stockpiled rather than disposed of by a waste firm, prompting the Environment Agency (EA) to hold emergency talks with central government

Medical worker putting plastic glove in bin
The Department of Health and Social Care said it was working with the EA and NHS England on “contingency plans”

Highly hazardous clinical waste, including some anatomical waste, has been being stockpiled rather than disposed of by a waste firm, prompting the Environment Agency (EA) to hold emergency talks with central government.

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