Adenoids are small glands in the throat at the back of the nose. They are there to fight germs in younger children. We believe that after the age of about three years...
Tonsils are small glands in the throat, one on each side. They are there to fight germs when you are a young child. After the age of about three years...
A sore throat is one of the most common conditions seen by a family General Practitioner (GP). People use the term to describe almost any feeling in the...
Microlaryngoscopy is the examination of your larynx (voice box) while you are under a general anaesthetic. Microlaryngoscopy is done to find and treat...
Oesophagoscopy is the examination of your gullet (swallowing tube) while you are under a general anaesthetic. It is done to help problems of the gullet...
Bad Breath (Halotosis)
Bad breath (Halitosis) is a widespread condition affecting about a quarter of adults. The most common cause of bad breath is decaying food debris between...
Hoarseness and Laryngitis
Hoarseness is often used to describe a change to the voice. People suffering from hoarseness may experience a strained, raspy and/or breathy voice...
Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
Snoring is a common sleep related breathing disorder. Snoring is the noise produced by the soft palate (top of mouth) and the upper respiratory tract when there is excessive vibration.