[PDF] Commissioning guide: tonsillectomy

Royal College of Surgeons - RCS
Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS)
Publication date:
01 September 2016


RCS commissioning guides are provided to assist commissioners, clinicians and managers in delivering high quality and evidence-based surgical care in England. 

This commissioning guide comprises two pathways of care which culminate in tonsillectomy: recurrent tonsillitis or its complications (e.g. quinsy) in children <16 and in adults and sleep disordered breathing in children <16.