Nurse Led Ear Care Service

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Nurse Led Ear Care Service

The aim of the Blackburn with Darwen Nurse Led Ear Care Service is to provide an easily accessible and responsive service for a variety of ear problems.

The staff working in the Nurse Led Ear Care Service are highly trained and experienced in ear care and can offer you specialist assessment, treatment and advice.

Conditions treated include:

  • Removal of foreign bodies
  • Suction clearance
  • Ear dressings
  • Clearance of the mastoid cavity

How to access the service

Referrals and appointments can be made for the Ear Care Service following a visit to your GP or other healthcare professional e.g. treatment room nurse, audiology or practice nurse/nurse practitioner.

However, you can contact the Ear Care Team directly if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Extremely itchy ears
  • Painful ears
  • Wet and runny ears
  • Suspect foreign body e.g. cotton bud

How to contact us

For further information, please contact the Ear Care Teams at either:

Nurse Led Ear Care Service
Darwen Health Centre
James Street West
Blackburn with Darwen

Nurse Led Ear Care Service
Barbara Castle Way Health Centre
Simmons' Street
Blackburn with Darwen

For all enquiries and appointments:
Tel: 01254 617400

Patient Information Leaflets

With our leaflets we aim to give you information about the Trust in general, our services and treatments, and to provide useful information for service users and their carers.

Please follow this link for more information