Needle and Syringe Program

Ballina District Hospital – Needle Syringe Program

The Needle Syringe Program is a public health measure to reduce the spread of blood-borne viral infections among injecting drug users.

  • 24 hour ‘fitpack’ vending machine behind lattice near ambulance bay (charges apply).
  • 24 hour access to safe sharps disposal bin (next to vending machine)
  • Backup service for vending machine through Emergency Department.
  • 24 hour ‘fitpack’ vending machine behind lattice near ambulance bay (charges apply).
  • 24 hour access to safe sharps disposal bin (next to vending machine)
  • Backup service for vending machine through Emergency Department.
(02) 6620 7577

Location of Service

Ballina District Hospital, Cherry Street, Ballina, NSW, 2478