Anita Altham RGN – Ear Syringing Nurse

Anita is a registered nurse with 35 years’ experience in the NHS and private sector and is fully qualified in ear irrigation. She obtained her original nursing qualification in 1986 from Homerton College Cambridge and has had a varied career working within in the hospital setting in Ear Nose and Throat clinics and various wards and departments. She worked for 12 years within a GP practice as a lead practitioner including running minor illness clinics and obtained her independent prescribing qualification in 2004. Since qualifying as a nurse she has completed many courses including; diabetes, rheumatology and coronary heart disease.

Having spent many years working in a GP practice, she is now delighted to be able to use her skills and knowledge to provide a service that is now difficult to access in the GP practice. Unfortunately ear irrigation is no longer a core service that GP practices offer but ear wax remains a problem for many people and Anita is delighted she is able offer this service at The Broad Street Practice.

NMC (Nursing & Midwifery Council) Registration Number: 84G0658E

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