Bulletin 255. Prevent Medicine Waste Campaigns - inhalers, insulin, ONS (sip feeds) and general campaign

Four separate new waste campaigns for inhalers, insulin, ONS (sip feeds) and one general waste campaigns have been developed.

The general campaign can support potential overordering with messages such as, "Don't tick it if you don't need it" and "Everyone has a part to play in reducing medicine shortages".

Resources available include how to manage insulin, inhaler or ONS supplies patient information sheets, receptionist guide on insulin and inhaler ordering quantities, insulin quantities guide for prescribers.

Campaign materials are available with and without NHS logos and include posters, patient leaflets, bag labels, and email footers.

Patient facing campaign materials (NHS logo)