Head & Neck

As the department covering Oral Health, Ear, Neck and Throat treatments, we operate a busy department caring for a wide variety of patients – see where your career could go with us…

Why join us in Head & Neck?

Experience different working environments

You’ll have the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in associated areas such as theatres, audiology, speech and language therapy, ward work and head and neck MDT among others

Forge a Personalised Career Path

We’ll work with you to assign attainable professional goals to ensure your career reaches its potential

A Place Where Nurses Excel

We offer a nurse led aural care service and, in the near future, will be spearheading a nurse led tonsillectomy clinic

Be Part of Something Excellent

NNUH is the regional Centre of Excellence for head and neck cancers; our multidisciplinary team provides all aspects of oncology care including management and patient support

The Unit

Our Oral Health department has four main roles; the first is consultation, advice and treatment for cases of special difficulty referred to hospitals by general dental and medical practitioners.

Secondly, we manage and treat patients coming through the emergency department from facial trauma or other pathology relating to the oral cavity, and provide specialist care encompassing facial deformity, including cleft lip and palate, and oral cancer. Finally, the department covers emergency dental care of hospital in-patients for pain relief or other emergency treatment.

We provide treatment for conditions including Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, Orthodontics, Head and Neck Oncology, and Cleft lip and Palate.

Our Ear, Nose and Throat unit is open six days a week and meets 2,000-3,000 patients every week. The team provides services for Adults and children, both routine and emergencies.

Our Staff

Our Ear, Nose and Throat unit comprises a skilled, multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses of all bands, speech & language therapists (SLT), head and neck practitioners, Macmillan nurses, audiologist of all grades and receptionists.

The Oral Health Team also comprises a team of specialist doctors, nurses, and specialists.

Who Do We Work With?

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) OPD is the main provider for ENT outpatients services in Norfolk and we are closely link with the Audiology department.

We are also actively involved with research, linked both with the University of East Anglia and in house.

We'd love you to join us!

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is one of the largest employers in Norfolk, our staff work together to provide care for our local population.

We have a huge variety of roles, with opportunity for development and career progression.

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