Health and Wellbeing

LMC Guide to Ear Care

Ear irrigation is not stipulated within the GMS contract. The GP registered nurse/health care professional has a duty under contract to assess the patient, undertake the appropriate examination and decide whether ear irrigation is the best course of action. Never refuse appointments for those patients where ear wax may be contributing to hearing loss or other symptoms or where the... More Info

Pension – Ill Health Retirement

Depending on your situation and condition there are different options available. You can apply for a particular type but the option awarded will be decided by a medical assessor. Tier 1 If you are unable, on a permanent basis, to continue in your present job, you may be able to retire early and take your pension benefits without actuarial reduction.... More Info