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We will no longer be offering ear irrigation, commonly referred to as "syringing", for the management of impacted ear wax as of 31st January 2019. The decision was reached on the grounds of patient safety. National guidance now reflects the risk of significant infection associated with ear irrigation, particularly in older people and diabetics. It is recommended that micro-suction should now be considered in these patients for managing impacted wax if self-care methods have failed.

We will continue to offer assessment regarding ear symptoms and to check for the presence of impacted wax. For the majority of cases we would encourage the ear care as outlined in the practice leaflet.

If it is felt mechanical methods for wax removal are required we can refer you on the NHS to the ear, nose and throat (ENT) service in Kendal, or the micro-suction service offered across Morecambe Bay Hospitals.

Should you wish to seek private micro-suction we are aware of the following services in the local area:

The Hearing Centre, Salt Pie Lane, Kirkby Lonsdale LA6 2BH - Appointments Thursday’s and some availabilities Tuesday’s and Friday’s - £40 for one ear, £60 for 2 ears.

Specsavers Lancaster - £35 per ear.

Lakelandhearing.co.uk - Offer Micro-suction in Carnforth, Kendal, BMI Lancaster and also website mentions possibility of home visits

Check out our Ear Care Leaflet ... Ear Care Leaflet        

Welcome to The Lunesdale Surgery

surgeryThe Lunesdale doctors' surgery in Kirkby Lonsdale provides the highest quality healthcare to patients in the area. Our doctors, nurses and all our other staff are dedicated to offering a professional service and this surgery website will help us to keep all our patients up to date with news and information about our practice.

Our purpose is to provide high quality healthcare to meet the needs of our patients, to make the most of new advances in medicine and technology whilst still maintaining the personal and caring role of the traditional family doctor.

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Our patient group is a "virtual" group which means that we exchange ideas and feedback either electronically or by post. We chose this model to enable as many people as possible to feedback their ideas to us, at a time convenient to them without having to come in to a regular meeting. We are always pleased to receive feedback, comments or suggestions because this lets us know what we are doing well and also where we can improve things. Its easy to sign up: click on the 'Patient Group' down the right hand side of the menu.

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