Adenoids are part of a group of lymphoid tissues (like the glands in your neck or your tonsils) that help to fight of infection from germs that are breathed in or swallowed.

Adult audiology hearing aid provision

If your GP has diagnosed a hearing problem you will be referred for a hearing test and hearing aid fitting if needed. Our Audiological experts can quickly assess your needs and fit you with an the right hearing aid for you.

Antral washout

If you have chronic (constant) sinus infections your consultant may recommend antral washout.

Balloon Sinuplasty

Balloon sinuplasty is a safe and minimally invasive procedure used by surgeons to treat chronic sinusitis. Doctors thread a guide wire equipped with a tiny balloon into the nostrils and up to the area of blockage.

Deviated septum (Septoplasty)

The wall that separates the two sides of your nostrils is called the nasal septum. Ideally this separation on the right and left are the same.

Ear drum repair (Myringoplasty)

The membrane that separates your outer ear from your inner ear is called the tympanic membrane or ear drum. A hole or tear in your ear drum may be uncomfortable but they usually heal on their own.

Endoscopic sinus surgery

The sinuses are air-filled spaces at the front of the skull that are connected to the inside of your nose. Sinusitis is an infection of the mucous membrane that lines the sinuses.


Frenotomy is a quick procedure to treat tongue-tie, caused by a short frenulum tissue.

Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS)

Functional endoscopic sinus surgery widens the passage between the sinus and the nose so that mucus can not get trapped.

Grommet insertion

Glue ear is a common condition where fluid collects in the middle ear behind the eardrum.

Mastoid surgery

Your mastoid bone is located just behind your ear, a damaged mastoid may be repaired surgically.

Microsuction earwax removal

If a build-up of ear wax, debris or a foreign body is blocking your ear causing hearing loss or discomfort your consultant may recommend microsuction.

Middle ear surgery

If you have chronic (persistent) middle ear infections your consultant may recommend surgery.

Nasal polypectomy

In nasal polypectomy polyps are removed using special suction and instruments.


A palatoplasty is a surgical procedure to correct or reconstruct the palate.


A parathyroidectomy is a surgical procedure to remove one or more diseased parathyroid gland(s).


A septorhinoplasty is a rhinoplasty (nose reshaping) procedure that also addresses patients with blocked nasal passages.

Submandibular gland removal

Your submandibular glands are the salivary glands located under your jaw bone. They produce saliva (spit) that drains through an opening under your tongue at the front of your mouth.

Thyroid surgery (thyroidectomy)

The thyroid is a small gland at the front of your neck. Its function is to control the metabolism of the body.

Tonsil removal (tonsillectomy) using COBLATION™ Plasma Technology

At Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital, our specialist consultants perform this alternative procedure to traditional tonsillectomy. This procedure is minimally invasive, causing less discomfort and reducing recovery time.


The tonsils are part of a group of lymphoid tissues (glands in your neck) that help to fight off infection from germs that are breathed in or swallowed. Tonsillitis happens if the tonsils become infected.


Sometimes the inferior turbinates enlarge resulting in permanent blockage of your nose. If conservative treatments are unsuccessful, your consultant may recommend a turbinectomy.