District 22 


 

Items accepted/NOT accepted by Intercare

Revised List- February 2020
Items accepted by InterCare (in accordance with UK and international shipping law)

Please also see the list of recycled items at the bottom of the page (here).

ALL ITEMS IF DATED MUST HAVE 12 MONTHS TO EXPIRY DATE

Adhesive Tapes
Baby Scales
Bandages (all types)
Bed Sheets (flat) / Pillow Cases
(Must be clean and good condition)
BNF (recent editions only)
BNF for Children (recent editions only)
Blood Pressure Monitors
Catheters long I Short Term (No bags)
Delivery Forceps
Dressings
Emollient I Barrier Creams
Face Masks (Oxygen- Sterile only)
Gallipots
Gauze
Giving Sets & Cannulae
Kidney Dishes
laboratory Equipment
(Individual Consideration- Please call to
discuss re:items available to donate)

Maternity / Sanitary Pads
Measuring Cups / Spoons
MIMS (editions up to 1year old)
Nasopharyngeal airway
Nebulisers & accessories
Patella Hammers
Personal Protective Equipment
{Includes Gloves Sterile / Non-Sterile;
Aprons; Face Masks; etc.)
Plasters (all types)
Sharps Bins
Small Knitted Items
{Includes Blankets- Cot Size only;Teddies;
Baby Clothes;etc.)
Small Surgical Instruments
(Includes Forceps; Tweezers; Speculum;
Dental; etc. NO scissors or scalpels)
Soap and Alcohol Hand Rub
Spatulae
Sphygmomanometers (Not Mercury)
Stethoscopes
Surgical Drapes
swabs
Syringes (without needles)
Thermometers (Not Mercury)
Toothbrushes & Toothpaste
Tourniquets
Uniforms
Wipes (Antibacterial and Pre-Injection)

Items NOT accepted by Inter Care

NO PATIENT RETURNED MEDICINES
NO Aerosols
NO Artificial limbs
NO Bladder Washout
NO Blood Glucose Meters
NO Callipers / Collars / Braces / Boots
NO Catheter / Stoma Bags
NO Enteral Feeding Sets or Syringes
NO Incomplete / Broken Equipment
NO Incontinence Pads or Pants
NO Insulin Pen or Needles
NO liquids
NO MERCURY items
NO Nutritional Supplements
NO SHARPS (Unless delivered at your own expense)
NO Syringe Drivers
NO X-Ray Machines / Film

Our consignments of Medical Aid are shipped by Air Freight, so we are restricted by size and weight of all items sent

If an item is not listed or if you have any queries


Recycling Collection

100% of proceeds go to Inter Care. Goods will either be exchanged for cash by one of our recycling partners or used to raise funds at Inter Care events.
Any Items underlined will be used to raise funds at Inter Care events if they are in good condition.

Items accepted

Gold or silver jewellery
Watches
Stamps (including first day covers/presentation packs)
Costume jewellery
Banknotes and coins (any currency UK or foreign of any age. Even outdated/unchangeable currency).

The ONLY electrical devices we accept are:

Mobile phones
Cameras
Video cameras
Sat Navs
Electronic gaming devices
Ipods/MP3 players
Tablet computers

The ONLY printer cartridges we accept are:

Brother Inkjets
Canon Inkjets
Dell inkjets
Epson inkjets
Frama Matric Inkjets
HP Instant Ink Inkjets
HP Intro Inkjets
Lexmark Inkjets Neopost Inkjets
Samsung Inkjets

Items we cannot accept
Laptops
Home phones
Fax machines
DVD players
Printers
Modems or routers
Kitchen appliances
Porcelain or glass items
Personal grooming items (straighteners, razors, hair dryers, etc.)
Chargers and boxes
TONER CARTRIDGES
Ink tanks



We also accept non-fiction books and handmade Christmas and greetings cards which we use to raise funds at Inter Care events or Amazon.

Please contact us on 0116 269 5925 or email at info@intercare.org.uk with any queries.