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Head and Neck

Head and Neck

The Head and Neck Directorate provides the following services:

  • ENT specialty (ear, nose and throat) - outpatients and theatreENT incorporating audiological services
  • Ophthalmology specialty (eyes) - outpatients and theatre
  • Ophthalmology incorporating orthoptic services
  • Maxillo Facial specialty - outpatients and theatre
  • Orthodontics outpatient department
  • Maxillo Facial and Orthodontic Laboratory


Orthodontics within the hospital is the management of patients with Dental /facial growth problems, trauma, missing teeth, and the correction of severely crooked teeth.

Oral surgery

Patients are referred for Oral surgical procedures in the mouth, which a dental practitioner cannot do. These procedures may be the surgical removal of impacted wisdom teeth, biopsy of tongue or paediatric dental extractions.

Maxillo-facial surgery

Patients are also referred to the department for treatment of head and neck cancers and skin cancers.

We are not a dental service and do not provide any treatment such as fillings or dentures or other treatment routinely provided by a dentist.

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