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Practices should remove earwax causing hearing loss, NICE recommends

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NICE should not be recommending who delivers the service, only stating the best available clinical evidence for the effectiveness of the activity. They have significantly overstepped their remit. This is not core work. Of course it can be delivered in general practice, it is up to the commissioners to decide where to commission it for the best value. But too often what they would pay £150 for in the hospital they expect practices to do for free.

Posted date

05 Dec 2017

Posted time

11:29pm

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