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