Scope of Services for ENT (Ear, Nose, and Throat) Department:

  1. Medical Diagnosis and Management:
    • Evaluation and management of emergency and elective cases related to ear, nose, pharynx, larynx, head, and neck
    • Comprehensive medical diagnosis, including history taking, physical examination, and appropriate diagnostic tests
    • Development and implementation of treatment plans tailored to individual patient needs
  2. Surgical Procedures:
    • Performance of ENT general surgeries, middle ear surgery, and endoscopic sinus surgery
    • Surgical treatment for ENT, head, and neck cases requiring surgical intervention
    • Specialised procedures such as myringotomy and grommet insertion, myringoplasty, tympanoplasty, mastoidectomy,  septoplasty, rhinoplasty, nasal polypectomy, reduction of turbinates, endoscopic sinus surgery, tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy, uvulopalatopharyngoplasty etc.
    • Cochlear implant surgery
  3. Diagnostic Services:
    • Diagnostic consultations to assess ENT-related symptoms and conditions
    • Utilisation of diagnostic tools such as nasal endoscopy, laryngeal endoscopy, audiogram (pure tone audiometry), tympanogram, and audio system investigation
    • Sleep recording laboratory services for the evaluation of sleep-related ENT disorders
  4. Assessment and Monitoring:
    • Patient self-assessment tools to gather information on symptoms and treatment effectiveness
    • Comprehensive clinical ENT evaluation, including nasal endoscopy, nasopharyngoscopy ,laryngoscopy, and examination of the ear under the microscope
    • Aetiological, vestibular, radiological, and laboratory examinations tailored to the patient's condition for accurate diagnosis and treatment planning
  5. Multidisciplinary Care:
    • Collaboration with other medical specialties for comprehensive care of complex cases involving ENT, head, and neck disorders
    • Integration of allied health professionals such as audiologists, speech therapists, and sleep technician to address diverse patient needs
    • Coordination of care with primary care physicians, oncologists, and other specialists for continuity of care and optimal patient outcomes
  6. Patient Education and Support:
    • Provision of patient education materials and counselling to enhance understanding of ENT conditions, treatment options, and self-care measures
    • Support services for patients and families to navigate the healthcare system, including assistance with appointments, referrals, and resources for financial assistance if needed
  7. Continuous Quality Improvement:
    • Regular review of clinical protocols and practices to ensure adherence to best practices and quality standards
    • Participation in quality improvement initiatives and clinical research to advance knowledge and improve patient outcomes in the field of ENT care
    • This scope of services outlines the comprehensive range of care provided by the ENT department, encompassing medical diagnosis, surgical interventions, diagnostic services, assessment and monitoring, multidisciplinary care, patient education and support, and continuous quality improvement efforts.