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Bloomsbury General Hospital | ENT Referrals | Updated 31 Jan 2024

Ear, nose and throat (ENT) referrals.

Non-urgent GP and consultant referrals should be sent to our service using the NHS e-Referrals System (e-RS).

Urgent and Emergency referrals should be sent to our urgent care clinic at Bloomsbury General Hospital by clicking here and completing the short webform then bleeping 2205. You don't need to register or sign up or log in to use the webform.

Location: Bloomsbury General Hospital
Division: Surgery
General manager: Raheela Ajmal-Ali

About our ENT service

We provide:

  full diagnostic and outpatient services
  day surgery
  short stay surgery
  complex surgery

Conditions cared for by our ENT team

Head and neck cancer
We provide a first class service for you if you have head and neck cancer, including providing endocrine surgery. Our consultant surgeons work closely with our wider team to discuss your diagnosis and agree the best way to treat you.

Head and neck diseases
We care for you if you have one of various head and neck conditions involving:
your nose
the space in your mouth behind your gums and teeth (known as the oral cavity)
the space between your nose and mouth (known as the pharynx)
your voice box (known as the larynx).

We also treat:
thyroid disease
salivary gland disease
skin cancers involving the ears, nose and lips

Our team work closely with our colleagues in oncology and speech and language therapy, as well as with dieticians and maxillo-facial surgeons to provide you with high quality care.

Nose and sinus diseases
We offer both medical and surgical treatments for diseases affecting the nasal cavity and external nose, such as:
congenital and acquired nasal deformity
chronic and acute rhinosinusitis
nasal allergy.

Ear diseases
We perform advanced middle ear surgical procedures. Our fully equipped audiology department provide both standard and digital hearing aids.

ENT services for children
For children, we can provide a comprehensive range of diagnostics for conditions such as
glue ear

recurrent tonsillitis
ENT infections
investigation of hearing loss.

We also perform all general paediatric ENT surgery, with the exception of:
surgery for children under the age of two
complex craniofacial disorders
genetic conditions with complex pathophysiology.

Ear care (aural care) clinic
We hold aural care clinics led by our specialist nursee at Northwick Park and Central Middlesex Hospitals. We look after variety of ear conditions such as:
ear infections (recurrent otitis external)
difficult ear wax removals
mastoidectomy cavity care.

Our ENT services include:

  acoustic neuroma
  adenoids and adenoidectomy
  Bell’s palsy
  cavernous sinus thrombosis
  ear infection
  glue ear
  hay fever
  hearing and vision tests for children
  hearing impairment
  Meniere’s disease
  otitis externa
  otitis media
  perforated eardrum
  polyps nose
  sleep apnoea


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