01 November 2018 – BBC News
A study has suggested that removing foreign objects from ears and noses costs NHS hospitals in England nearly £3m a year.
Children were responsible for the vast majority of cases – 95% of objects removed from noses and 85% from ears.
On a yearly basis, an average of 1,218 nasal and 2,479 aural removals took place between 2010 and 2016, data shows.
Ed. Well, this certainly puts it into perspective. Not sure I want to know about the adult cases…