Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) surgery is the surgical specialty that focuses on conditions affection the ears, nose, throat and neck. Medical professionals specialising in this field are trained to diagnose, treat and manage conditions affecting these organs and offer treatment or perform surgery related to the conditions.
Guidance for patients
If you are awaiting an appointment or treatment for a thyroidectomy our bookings team will contact you to schedule this. If there is a delay in offering treatment you might be contacted to arrange a review of your condition.
For information relating to your condition, please refer to:
What should I do if my health is deteriorating?
If you notice deterioration in your symptoms or condition, please follow the advice below:
- If non-urgent and waiting for your first appointment, please contact your GP.
- If you are awaiting a follow up appointment or treatment, please contact your specialist clinical team at the hospital using the contact details below.
- In the event of an emergency please attend your local Emergency Department or dial 999.
Symptoms of concern would be:
- difficulty breathing
- change in voice
- difficulty swallowing
- increase in neck swelling