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Stop wasting medicine, patients told

People are being urged to help reduce the amount of medicine being wasted on the Isle of Man. 

A new campaign with the slogan - Don't need it? Don't order it - has been launched by the Department of Health and Social Care. 

Last year £16 million was spent on 1.6 million prescription medications - that figure excludes those issued by Noble's Hospital; it's believed around £300,000 of that is wasted. 

Maria Bell is a pharmaceutical advisor: 

She's urging people to only order what they actually need: 

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