Ear, Nose and Throat
The Department of Paediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (Ear, Nose & Throat) at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital is a secondary referral centre for children with common ENT conditions who require adenoidectomy, tonsillectomy and grommet insertion as well as a tertiary referral centre for children with complicated ear, nose and throat problems or complex medical histories.
The department has five full time paediatric Ear, Nose & Throat Consultants, three Specialist registrars, a specialist nurse and a foundation doctor. Outpatients are seen in the M1 outpatient clinic while inpatients are managed on L2 Ward and K1 day ward.
The Ear, Nose & Throat Department has expertise in paediatric airway endoscopy and laryngeal reconstruction, bone anchored hearing aids, ENT management of Downs syndrome, complex ear pathology, paediatric head and neck pathology, correction of choanal atresia, Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis and other congenital abnormalities.
The Department also works closely with the Regional Cleft Lip & Palate Unit, the supra-regional Craniofacial Unit and the Long term Ventilation Unit.
Ear Nose and Throat Department
Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
- 0151 252 5018 (Enquiries)
- 0151 252 5301 (Referrals)
Information for families
The outpatient department is open from 7.30 am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and closed Friday afternoons. There is an answer machine which is checked often, so leave your name, contact details with a short message and we will get back to you.
- To change/ amend appointments, please call the Patient Access Centre on 0151 252 5358
- To contact the nurse-led dressing clinic (existing patients only), please call 0151 252 5206