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Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT)

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Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Department

The Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Department provides surgical and medical treatment for people with conditions of the head and neck, ears, nose and throat.

Emergency referral clinic
An ENT emergency referral clinic runs Monday - Friday, 8am - 9am, on the Surgical Referrals Unit. GPs can contact on-call medical staff via switchboard and then refer the patient to the ward, with a letter.

ENT Unit (Surgical Admissions Unit): 01268 524900 ext 8395

 

Services offered by the ENT Department include:

Ears

  • Hearing loss
  • Chronic discharging ear
  • Balance disorders
  • Ear noise (tinnitus)
  • Insertion of grommets
  • Medical and surgical treatment of deafness
  • Plastic surgeries on ear (Pinna plasty)
  • Hearing aids including bone anchored hearing aids

The Audiology Department offers a full range of services for people of all ages who have hearing difficulties, balance disorders, and associated problems. For further information please click here.

Nose

  • Injuries to the nose
  • Deformities of the nose
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Sinus problems
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Nose reshaping (Rhinoplasty)
  • Septoplasty
  • Functional endoscopic sinus surgery

Throat
  • Tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy
  • Snoring
  • Voice and swallowing disorders
  • Medical and surgical management of voice disorders

Head and neck
  • Swelling of the neck
  • Cysts
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Medical and surgical treatment of throat and neck cancers

Complex head and neck cancer services and major inpatient surgery  are centralised at Broomfield Hospital.

 

Contact Us

  • Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    Nethermayne, Basildon
    Essex  SS16 5NL
  • Switchboard 01268 524900

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