“For love of my family, medicines need to be locked”


Parents share their medicines safety strategies as part of RUM consumer awareness campaign

The Return of Unwanted Medicines (RUM) project has partnered with online community Mum Central to spread the word about medicines safety in the home.

“Mum, there’s a danger lurking in your home that you might not have even considered…,” the Mum Central article begins.

“…And that’s why you need to know about the RUM Project.”

To encourage parents to participate in safe medicines disposal, Mum Central and RUM have been offering $3000 worth of eftpos cards (12 x $250) to readers who comment with their tip on how to keep medicines out of young kids’ hands.

Readers who share a photo of an old, expired or half-used item from their medicine cupboard, which they will return to your local pharmacy, will receive a bonus 10 entries.

AJP will be running a competition of its own so keep an eye out for your chance to participate and win!

In the meantime, here are some interesting entries from Mum Central readers worth sharing:

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