Patient Initiated Follow-Up (PIFU) (Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT))

Information for patients from Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT)

What is a Patient Initiated Follow-Up (PIFU)?

After your recent consultation or treatment, you have agreed to be placed on a Patient Initiated Follow-Up (PIFU) Pathway.

This means we will not make you regular review appointments. Instead, you can make an appointment to see your clinician or healthcare team when you need it. This will be if you have:

You or your parent / guardian / carer can make an appointment to see us if you have any concerns related to your specific condition or symptoms until:

Date: ___________________________________________________

What do I need to do to book my appointment?

If you need an appointment, please phone us on one of the numbers listed below.

Clinican Telephone number
Mr Wasson | Mr Aladham 01233 616678
Ms Neumann | Sue Cooper 01233 616781
Mr Sharp | Dr Yuen | Tara Murphy 01233 616680
Mr Crossland | Mr Hickson | Carolyn McCall 01233 616176
Mr Petridis | Any other doctor 01233 616782
Mr Hone | Mr Al-Lami | Dr Ahmed 01227 866351
Mr Theokli | Mr Wahba 01227 783011
Mr Dhar | Mr Oprchal | Sue Honour 01227 783085
Mr Balfour | Any other doctor 01227 864105
Mr Fu | Sini George 01233 616093

Your appointment could be via telephone, video or face to face.

What happens if I do not ring the hospital?

If you do not ring the hospital within the timescale we have given you, you will be discharged from us back to the care of your GP or original referrer. You can contact them to be re-referred back into us later if you need to.

When should I not use this service?

Further information

If you have any questions about booking your appointment, please speak to the receptionist before you leave the hospital or contact your consultant direct (see contact numbers above).

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