Below is a list of common conditions with links to information for patients.

Please contact us for further details. Click on condition to view patient information.

A full list of Leaflets may be found on the ENT UK website.

 

Ear Disease

Deafness

Infections of the ear- Outer ear infections (otitis externa)

Infections of the ear- Middle ear infections (otitis media)

Perforated ear drum

Cholesteatoma/mastoid operations

Vertigo

Tinnitus

 

Nasal Disease

Nasal Obstruction

Sinusitis

Nasal injury

Rhinoplasty (Nasal Deformity)

Nasal Polyps

 

Throat Disease

Tonsillitis

Hoarseness

Dysphagia (Difficulty swallowing)

Sore throat

 

Paediatrics

Tonsillitis

Enlarged adenoids

Outer Ear infections

 

Head and Neck Disease

Neck Lumps

Salivary gland disease

Parotid Gland Swelling

Submandibular Gland Swelling

Obstructive sleep apnoea

Glue ear

Tongue tie

 

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Useful information for private patients undergoing surgery

 
All private operations are carried out at Springfield Hospital . 
The operating list runs every Monday afternoon, starting at 13.30 hrs. Bookings for surgery are made with Mr Pace-Balzan directly in clinic or with his secretary by phone on Tel 01371 856167.
 
Surgery is carried out by Mr Pace-Balzan and the anaesthetist is Dr Nick Huddy.
 
You will receive information from Springfield Hospital prior to your admission but you may find the following helpful :-
 

Admission

 
Admission for surgery is usually at 11.30am
 

Patients undergoing general anaesthesia 

 
can eat normally until 07.30 hrs on the day of surgery. They should not eat anything or drink anything milky or with bits after 07.30 hrs but can drink clear liquids (water or squash) until 11.00 hrs.
 
 

 

Patients are seen by Mr Pace-Balzan and Dr Huddy before the operation. Mr Pace-Balzan will ask you to sign your consent form and will be happy to answer any questions you may still have regarding the operation. Dr Huddy will assess you for the anaesthetic and will be happy to answer any questions about the anaesthetic.
 

Discharge

 
Mr Pace-Balzan and Dr Huddy will see you after the operation on Monday evening and again on Tuesday, prior to your discharge.
 
Drugs to take home and sick notes when required will be given to you prior to discharge. A follow-up clinic appointment will be sent to you within three weeks of surgery.
 

Problems or Queries post-operatively 

 
If you have any problems or queries post-operatively please telephone Springfield Hospital on Tel 01245 234080.
During office hours you may telephone Mr Pace-Balzan's secretary on Tel 01371 856167.

Please contact us for further details. Click on operation to view patient information. Operations with no patient information available display an *asterisk.

A full list of Leaflets may be found on the ENT UK website.

 

Ear Surgery

Grommet Insertion

Myringoplasty (Repair of ear drum)

Mastoidectomy

Saccus Decompression

 

Nasal Surgery

Septoplasty

Turbinate surgery

Endoscopic sinus surgery – FESS

 

Paediatrics

Tonsillectomy

Adenoidectomy

Grommet insertion

Division of tongue-tie

Neck lumps

Myringoplasty (Repair of ear drum)

 

Larngology; Head and Neck Disease

Tonsillectomy

Submandibular gland excision

Cervical lymph nodes

Thyroglossal cyst excision

Branchial cyst excision

Parotidectomy

Laryngeal Surgery

 

All information links to an external site. We cannot be held reasonable for content of external sites.

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