Needle Exchange

A confidential needle exchange service is available at the Coops Building in Wigan, 11 Dorning Street, WN1 1HR (tel: 01942 487578).

This service provides:

  • Free sterile injecting equipment
  • Safe disposal of used equipment
  • Safer injecting advice and information.

Staff at the exchange can also assist with advice regarding blood borne viruses including HIV and Hepatitis B and C, and offer pre, and post-test advice and referral for treatment, if necessary.

The following pharmacies also offer a needle exchange service:

Please ensure you call the pharmacy before you attend to check that they have capacity to accept sharps.

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