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Please return your unwanted NHS medical and community equipment

Medical equipment appeal

If you have any unwanted NHS medical and community equipment you can now return this.

There are two supermarket drop off days:

  • Tuesday 24th May, 10am-5pm - Sainsburys car park, Arnison Centre, Durham, DH1 5GD.
  • Wednesday 25th May, 10am-5pm - Morrisons car park, Morton Park Darlington, DL1 4PJ.
Alternatively you can drop off equipment 8:45am-5pm, Monday-Friday at Unit 3, Beaumont Square, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 6XN.
Or visit to find out how to arrange a collection from your home.
Walking aids such as crutches and walking sticks can be returned to our County Durham and Darlington NHS
Foundation Trust hospital physiotherapy department.
Thank you and please share with anyone who may have unwanted NHS equipment ready to be returned.

'I have to compliment everyone on their pleasant persona and their expertise and knowledge. By the end of the 5 days, I did not feel as though I had been in a hospital ward and was very relaxed.'

Patient, Ward 16 Orthopaedics, University Hospital of North Durham