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Unused medicines cost £4.5m

3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 22 October 2012

Unused prescription medicines in North Staffordshire cost the NHS at least £4.5m each year. A spokesman for the NHS said 3 or 4 double-decker buses worth of medicines are returned to them by patients thinking they can be re-used.

Staffordshire digger maker JCB has earned a £3m contract to supply engines for street cleaning equipment with Johnston Sweepers.

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