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Needle and Syringe

Service Description

The confidential Needle and Syringe Program offers free injecting equipment (syringes, needles, swabs, containers) and safe retrieval of used equipment. Prepared packs (with 5 syringes) are available at the front desks, by the administration staff.

Other requests are dealt with by the Duty Worker or the Community Health Nurse including for referral. The Community Health Nurse is delivering Safer Behaviour messages and is available for education or support in the community (i.e. retrieval of equipment).


Any clients presenting.


Melton Health 195 - 209 Barries Road, Melton West, 3337

Bacchus Marsh Hospital Urgent Care Clarinda Street, Bacchus Marsh, 3340

Access hours

Please note: due to the COVID-19 pandemic operating hours may change.

Melton Health: 7 days per week, 9.00am - 10.00 pm.

Bacchus Marsh & Melton Regional Hospital via Urgent Care 24 hour access, 7 days per week.

Referral process


Cost to client


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