Sharps Container

Test Information

Test Name

Sharps Container

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Collection Information


  • For all children, adolescents and adults who have diabetes and are on insulin, sharp containers are free with no part-charge. These containers can be picked up and exchanged at any of our collection sites in the Waikato region.
  • Patients will need to provide their full name, date of birth and NHI or have a request form from their health care provider when they exchange a container or if newly diagnosed and prescribed insulin.

Processing Information

Registration Code



  • Update Ethnicity at Registration
  • Use Requestor code: SHPC
  • Test code: SHPC


Contact Information