National and Regional Guidance and Resources: Ear, Nose and Throat

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Please note national and/or regional guidance is shared to support developments of clinical services; clinical teams should always refer to local policies and pathways within their organisation.

National & Regional Guidance:

The National Getting It Right First Time Recommendations Report for ENT services was published in November 2019.  

To be read in conjunction with GIRFT Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery
National Report

Investigation report: Advanced airway management in patients with a known complex disease

NHSE developed a tool to aid clinicians when making a decision about
recurrent tonsillitis in children and adults

These Best Practice Recommendations were published by the SW SIC ODN ENT Working Group in 2021.