Microsuction for Ear Wax, Discharge or Debris Removal in Secondary Care

Request for a referral for microsuction for ear wax, discharge or debris removal in secondary care.

Related keywords
Ear wax, ear blockage, tinnitus, vertigo, earache, wax, ear canal, keratin, otalgia, otitis externa
Who can apply
General Practitioner
Referral routes
Prior Approval, Criteria Based Access

In most cases, ear wax falls out on its own, so there’s no need to remove it. However if it is completely blocking the ear canal and causing hearing loss, it may need to be removed. 

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Filename: MICROSUCTION-FOR-EAR-WAX-DISCHARGE-OR-DEBRIS-REMOVAL.PDF
File type: PDF
File size: 1 MB
Description: Microsuction for Ear Wax, Discharge or Debris Removal is not routinely funded by the CCG and is subject to this restricted policy.
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Filename: MICROSUCTION_FOR_EAR_WAX_AND_DEBRIS_PA_APPLICATION_V1718.3.02.DOCX
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File size: 52 KB
Description: Please complete this form if your patient meets the criteria outlined in Sections 3. and 4. of the Policy