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Ear Clearance Services

North Norfolk CCG commissions an Ear Clearance Service from Acle Medical Partnership, delivered at Acle and Aylsham. Contact your GP surgery if you have particularly troublesome symptoms or eardrops haven't helped after three to five days. Your GP or practice nurse will look inside your ears to check if they're blocked and might carry out some simple hearing tests. They may suggest using eardrops for a bit longer, or they may carry out a minor procedure called ear irrigation to clean out your ear canal.

 

If these treatments aren't suitable or don't help, your GP may refer you to the Community Ear Clearance Service for microsuction. This is a criteria based service and your GP will discuss this with you.

 

Only patients with complex ear clearance needs will be referred to secondary ENT or Audiology services.

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