Tonsillectomy – All Ages

Request for funding for assessment for a tonsillectomy for patients of all ages.

Related keywords
tonsils, sore throat, acute tonsillitis, quinsy, persistent significant obstructive sleep apnoea, psoriasis exacerbated by tonsillitis
Who can apply
General Practitioner, Consultant
Referral routes
Prior Approval, Criteria Based Access

Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils, usually due to a viral infection. Most cases of tonsillitis get better within a week. A small number of people have tonsillitis for a long time or it keeps coming back. This is known as chronic tonsillitis and may require treatment with surgery.

(Also known as or related to – tonsils, sore throat, acute tonsillitis, quinsy, persistent significant obstructive sleep apnoea and psoriasis exacerbated by tonsillitis)

pdf File
Filename: TONSILLECTOMY.PDF
File type: PDF
File size: 820 KB
Description: This is a Prior Approval policy.  Please complete the PA application form for all patients requiring this intervention.  IF the patient clearly meets the criteria, please forward the application to the EFR Team and await confirmation of funding before making a referral.
msword File
Filename: TONSILLECTOMY-APPLICATION-FORM-V1920-.DOC
File type: DOC
File size: 175 KB
Description: This is a Prior Approval application form.  Please complete the PA application form for all patients requiring this intervention.  IF the patient clearly meets the criteria, please forward the application to the EFR Team and await confirmation of funding before making a referral. Please also see Tonsillectomy Prior Approval policy