The intercollegiate Diploma in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (DO-HNS) tests the knowledge, clinical and communication skills and professional attributes expected of a doctor intending to join an otolaryngology department in a trainee position.

It is also relevant to doctors who wish to practise within another medical specialty which interacts with otolaryngology and for General Practitioners who wish to offer minor ENT surgery.

DO-HNS candidate guidance

The documents in this section will help candidates prepare for the DO-HNS examination. They provide essential information on the format and content of the examination as well as sample questions and marking criteria.

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DO-HNS regulations and formal documents

The DO-HNS regulations apply to all candidates; it is essential that you read and understand them before sitting the examination.

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