Ear, Nose and Throat

 

Ears, Nose and Throat (ENT)

Our main ENT departments are based at two hospitals, Furness General Hospital and Royal Lancaster Infirmary. Services are also provided at Queen Victoria Hospital in Morecambe & Westmorland General Hospital in Kendal

Head and neck cancer services are provided in Preston.  

We have strong links with Lancaster University hosting under and post graduate students as well as trainees on rotation from the North West Deanery.

Services Offered:

Specialist Clinics:

Key Clinical Staff:

Ms Shadaba Ahmed - ENT Consultant and Lead for HN Services (Otologist), Royal Lancaster Infirmary & Editor of Morecambe Bay Medical Journal

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Mr Georgios Fragkiadaki - ENT Consultant (Rhinologist and Thyroid Surgeon) - Royal Lancaster Infirmary 

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Mr Mohammed Mian - ENT Consultant (Rhinologist and Thyroid Surgeon) - FGH 

Mr Thiru Siva - ENT Consultant (Rhinologist and Thyroid Surgeon) - FGH 

Dr M Amin - ENT Specialty and Associate Specialist - FGH

Dr A Kochhar - ENT Specialty and Associate Specialist - RLI

Mr S Askari - ENT Specialty and Associate Specialist - RLI

Jo Gibson  - Clinical Nurse Specialist

Alice Brewer - Clinical Nurse Specialist

Marie Skyrme - Advanced Nurse Practioner


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Reviewed October 2016

ENT Glossary

AHP - Allied Health Professionals

ANP - Advance Nurse Practioner

Balloon Sinuplasty - A minimally invasive procedure used for the treatment of blocked sinuses. 

CNS - Clinical Nurse Specialist

Endoscopic DCR - A surgical procedure to unblock the tear sac into the nose/nasal passage

Thyroid - A gland in the neck, which secretes hormones that effect growth and metabolism

Tinnitus - A condition that causes a ringing or buzzing in the ears

Otologist - A branch of medicine that treats ears and conditions of ears

Otorhinolaryngology - The medical study of the nose, ears and throat

Para-nasal Sinus - sinuses located near the nose

Rhinologist - A branch of medicine that treats the nose and conditions of the nose

Sinus - An air passage, such as the paranasal sinuses located near the nose

Sinusitis - Inflammation of a nasal sinus

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