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.