Grommets – for Children under 18 with Recurrent Otitis Media

Request for a referral for grommets for children under 18 with recurrent otitis media.

Related keywords
OME, otitis media with effusion, hearing, glue ear
Who can apply
General Practitioner, Consultant
Referral routes
Prior Approval

A grommet is a very small tube that is inserted into your child’s ear through a small cut in their eardrum. Grommets can help drain away fluid in the middle ear and maintain air pressure.

(also known as or related to – OME, otitis media with effusion, hearing and glue ear).

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Filename: RECURRENT-ACUTE-OTITIS-MEDIA-CHILDREN-UNDER-18.PDF
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Description: This is a Prior Approval policy.  Please complete the PA application form for all patients requiring this intervention.  IF the patient clearly meets the criteria, please forward the application to the EFR Team and await confirmation of funding before making a referral.
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Filename: GROMMETS_-_CHILDREN_WITH_RECURRENT_OTITIS_MEDIA_PA_APP_V1920.2.DOCX
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Description: Please complete this form for all patients requiring this intervention. IF the patient clearly meets the criteria, please forward the application to the EFR Team and await confirmation of funding before making a referral.