The following standard clinical definition applies to Gold, Silver, Bronze and Basic hospital covers:
Hospital treatment for the investigation and treatment of the ear, nose, throat, middle ear, thyroid, parathyroid, larynx, lymph nodes and related areas of the head and neck.
For example: damaged ear drum, sinus surgery, removal of foreign bodies, stapedectomy and throat cancer.
Related hospital treatments and where to find them
Tonsils, adenoids and grommets are listed separately under Tonsils, adenoids and grommets.
The implantation of a hearing device is listed separately under Implantation of hearing devices. Orthopaedic neck conditions are listed separately under Back, neck and spine.
Sleep studies are listed separately under Sleep studies.
Chemotherapy and radiotherapy for cancer is listed separately under Chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy for cancer.