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Recycling redundant hospital equipment could help fix NHS deficit says auctioneer - COMMENT UPDATE

Disposal costs and lost potential revenue from selling redundant medical kit is costing the NHS £50 million a year that could go towards repairing its £512 million deficit, claims a UK medical equipment auctioneer. Hilditch Auctioneers says its annual sales raise £1.5 million for NHS Trusts, a figure that’s enough to pay for up to 80 nurses or a sizeable number of expensive drug treatments. Director Mike Hilditch said: “Though ...