About the Ear, Nose and Throat department

The Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) department at Great Ormond Street Hospital has five paediatric ENT consultants, two clinical fellows, four specialist registrars and two trust grade medical officers.

Patient with nurse on Peter Pan Ward

A patient with a nurse on Peter Pan Ward

ENT patients are managed on Peter Pan Ward which provides care at the level of a high dependency unit for these complicated patients. The ward is managed by a ward sister and her team of highly experienced staff nurses.

The department has a dedicated tracheostomy nurse specialist who provides advice and support to tracheostomised children and their families, as well as an ENT nurse specialist. The department has an outpatient clinic and theatre session every working day.

The ENT department has expertise in paediatric airway endoscopy and laryngeal reconstruction, complicated ear reconstruction and osseo-integrated techniques (bone-anchored hearing aids and prostheses for congenital ear atresia), cochlear implantation, paediatric head and neck pathology, correction of choanal atresia and other congenital abnormalities.