Prosthetics: Recycling:Written question - 237697

(Bristol West)
Asked on: 27 March 2019
Department of Health and Social Care
Prosthetics: Recycling
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance his Department provides to hospitals on the recycling of parts from prosthetic limbs.
Answered by: Caroline Dinenage
Answered on: 03 April 2019

Prosthetic limbs provided by NHS Limb Centres are bespoke which limits their reusability; whilst individual services may have their own arrangements in place for recycling parts, NHS England and the Department do not issue guidance on this.

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