Ear, Nose, Throat and Otolaryngology

Who we are

PCH’s Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Department provides planned surgical services for your child’s complex ear, nose and throat conditions. We also provide emergency services for children with low, moderate and high complexity conditions who require immediate care.
We have close links with all services in the hospital – particularly:
  • Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine
  • General Paediatrics
  • Paediatric Critical Care
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Respiratory and Sleep
  • Gastroenterology
  • Neuroscience and Neurology
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Genetics
Help us manage your child’s treatment and diagnosis to achieve the best possible outcomes.   

Conditions we manage

  • snoring, sleep apnoea 
  • ear, nose and throat infections
  • hearing loss and language delay
We also treat more complex conditions such as: 
  • airway, breathing, swallowing and voice disorders
  • head and neck masses, including thyroid and salivary gland diseases
  • complex hearing problems, including congenital malformations and single sided deafness
  • Syndromes that affect the head and neck
  • Inhaled or ingested foreign bodies
  • Infections in the neck.

Services we provide

We provide ENT services in the following areas: 
  • Airway, voice and swallowing
  • Head and neck surgery
  • Rhinology (nose and sinus)
  • Otology (ear) and skull base surgery
  • Hearing and balance  
  • Cochlear implantation and bone conducting implants.


All Specialist Rooms, GP’s and WACHS referrers are being advised to direct all non-urgent referrals for PCH outpatient services to the Central Referral Service.  



  • New referrals will be assessed against the eligibility guidelines and prioritised according to medical need.
  • Referrals from Nurse Practitioners, other non-medical referrers and private hospitals (including those with a private-public partnership) are to be directed to PCH Referral Office.
  • All urgent referrals are to be sent to the PCH Referral Office.
  • Urgent referrals must always be discussed with the PCH Consultant / Registrar on call before the referral is sent.
  • The referral needs to include the name of the Consultant/ Registrar the referrer spoke to.
  • Each referral is to be faxed individually.

PCH switchboard

6456 2222

PCH Referral Office fax

6456 0097 

PCH Referral Office email



The Ear, Nose and Throat outpatient services are located in Clinic B on the Ground Level.

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Inpatients: 24 hours a day, seven days a week

Outpatients: Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 5.00pm

Contact us 

Phone: 6456 2222 (PCH switchboard)

Fax: 6456 2054