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On this page you will find links to patient information leaflets, which help explain more about common ENT conditions and operations.

There are also links below to useful organisations and resources for patients with ENT conditions.

Patient information leaflets

Coming soon

Useful links

The links below are to useful websites that support patients with ENT conditions.  Please note that SGUH is not responsible for the content of any external websites and does not endorse any commercial product that may be referred to.

ENT-UK – The national professional membership body for ENT surgeons.  The website contains a useful Patient Information section.

Otology (ear problems)

British Deaf Association

Action on Hearing Loss

National Deaf Children’s Society

British Cochlear Implant Group

British Tinnitus Association

Ménière’s Society


Rhinology (nose problems)

EUFOREA Patient Platform – patient information about sinus disease and allergy

Asthma UK guidance on nasal spray technique

Allergy UK page on allergic rhinitis and hayfever

Fifth Sense – a charity supporting patients with smell and taste disorders

AbScent – contains guidance on smell training


Head and neck surgery and cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support – information and support for patients with head and neck cancer and their families

Head and Neck Cancer UK

British Thyroid Foundation – information about thyroid cancer

Butterfly Thyroid Cancer Trust – charity that supports patients with thyroid cancer

National Association of Laryngectomee Clubs – offers support to patients who have had an operation to remove their larynx (voice-box)

Making Meals Make Sense – a guide to eating well and a cookbook for people following head and neck cancer treatment