ENT Service Providers in Cornwall

RCHT Consultant Clinics

  • Held at RCHT and various community sites 
  • Adults and children, children with purely hearing loss should be referred to audiology. If ENT is needed audiology will refer directly to ENT without causing delay. 


RCHT Clinical Nurse Specialist Aural Care Clinic

RCH & WCH/St.Michaels/Bodmin Hospital//St Austell

Adults and Children >16 yrs

Ear disorders/ear discharge

Otitis externa and discharging ears

Wax impaction

Perforation of ear drum or mastoid cavities

Surfers ear for treatment of otitis externa. If patient considering surgery ENT is more appropriate


 Onward referral on to ENT will be made if necessary.


·         Hearing test are not available in this clinic 

·         Removal of foreign bodies from the ear - refer to on call ENT SHO via RCH Switchboard

·         Suspected Cholesteatoma - refer to ENT OPD

To discuss a patient GPs can either call Trelawney Outpatients/ ENT Dept and ask to speak with an Aural care nurse or email them directly on one of the following:





GPwSI at Bodmin Community Hospital 

Conditions treated

  • Otitis externa
  • Otitis Media
  • Recurrent tonsillitis (access to consultant waiting list)
  • Epistaxis
  • Glue ear
  • Polyps
  • Rhinosinusitis
  • Vertigo
  • Foreign body removal
  • Hearing Tests for Adults Under 50
  • Tinnitus
  • Anosmia
  • Globus
  • Hoarseness
  • Chronic ear disease


  • Where surgery is likely to be necessary
  • Audiology assessments for patents of school age or over 50 year-olds

Conditions Treated

All general Nose & Throat/Head & Neck conditions (Adults):

  • Foreign bodies in nose
  • Deviation nasal septum
  • Deviation of external nose
  • Fractured nose
  • Nasal obstruction
  • Nasal polyps
  • Stridor
  • Pharyngeal pouch
  • Salivary gland disease
  • Neck lumps
  • Dysphagia
  • Rhinitis
  • Upper respiratory tract allergy



  • Audiology
  • Tonsils
  • Vertigo/Dizziness
  • Known cancer referrals
  • A patient with incapacitating disease that is a constant threat to life
  • A patient who has an unstable mental condition and is receiving psychiatric treatment
  • A patient who is grossly obese with a BMI >35
  • Patients under 18 years of age


Duchy Hospital ENT Choose & Book Service

Treat all adult ENT conditions and provide surgery


  • Audiology
  • Cancer
  • Vertigo
  • Under 18 years