Rhinology (Disorders of the nose and sinuses)
The Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) department covers all aspects of nose and sinus disease including allergy, infection, inflammatory conditions, structural and cosmetic deformities and diagnostic assessment and work-up of tumours. Operations performed at QEH include:
- Endoscopic DCR for watery eyes (Epiphora) in adults and children
- Minimally invasive endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)
- Reduction of turbinates for blocked nose
Information leaflets for patients with nasal conditions and those undergoing surgery of the nose or sinuses
Your consultant will provide a detailed explanation of your condition or details of any planned surgery in order to obtain your consent to undergo a procedure. You should feel free to ask any questions you may have about the condition or procedure. Below are some links to information leaflets produced by the British Association on Otolaryngologists for patients suffering conditions of; or undergoing procedures on the nose and sinuses.
Post operative emergencies
In the event of a problem in the post operative period, you should contact the ENT office on 01553 613724 or 01553 613686. Out of hours emergencies may require attendance at the A&E department which will refer you to the on-call ENT team if necessary.
Contact numbers for patients undergoing surgery
Admissions tel: 01553 612456 or 01553 612887
Day surgery tel: 01553 613500