Welcome to Guy’s and St Thomas’ for King’s Health Partners Otolaryngology specialty training programme.

Otolaryngology is the area of medicine that deals with disorders conditions of the ear, nose, and throat (ENT) region, and also covers areas of the head and neck. Doctors who specialise in this area are called otolaryngologists. Patients seek treatment from an otolaryngologists for diseases of the ear, nose, throat, or base of the skull and also, for the surgical management of cancers and tumors of the head and neck.

This post graduate specialty programme provides trainees with the skills, experience and training to prepare you for a career in Otolaryngology. Otolaryngology specific simulation training at Guy’s and St Thomas’ (GSTT) is one of the best that is available in the UK. We will enhance surgical skills training at GSTT and across the various hospitals by blending this variety of surgical simulation opportunities into appropriate sub-specialty placements. They include established sub-specialty training courses in Otology, Rhinology, and FRCS (Orl-HNS) mock examination at GSTT, Head and Neck/Cochlear implant at SGH and high fidelity Otology virtual simulation at (UHL).

This popular 7 year training programme comprises of 3 full time training posts.

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  • Deliver high quality patient focused clinical care
  • Gain speciality and general clinical skills
  • Develop skills in a wide range of professional development opportunities
  • Gain an insight into the strategic vision of the NHS and how their work impacts its outcomes
  • Providing training to maximise FRCS (Orl) pass rates
  • Develop trainees to be future leaders

To apply, visit the London Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education website.

All of our Lead Provider trainees have access to a host of Professional Development opportunities. For more information on our Professional Development courses please visit the School of Improvement section in courses and events.

Training Locations:
  • GSTT
  • Kings
  • St. George’s
  • Lewisham
  • PRUH
  • Great Ormond street
Contact Us

If you have any questions or would like further information please contact the Lead Provider team at [email protected]

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