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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
My practice includes all areas of general ENT for both adults and children. I have particular expertise in problems of the nose and sinuses, snoring, voice problems, thyroid surgery, allergies and paediatric ENT. I offer advanced treatments in these areas. I undertake both routine and complex, revision surgery and regularly provide second opinions on challenging cases.
I work in multidisciplinary teams (MDT) in many areas of my practice in order to offer the best care possible. This includes a pioneering reflux MDT in which I offer expertise on the management of throat symptoms caused by ‘silent’ reflux (laryngopharyngeal reflux). I also work in specialised teams in my paediatric practice, and thyroid cancer practice, as a member of the West Kent Thyroid Cancer MDT.
I also chair the clinical governance committee and sit on the medical advisory committee of the Spire hospital, Tunbridge Wells.
Areas of interest:
Tonsil & adenoid problems
Glue ear / Grommets
Laryngopharyngeal ('silent') reflux
Hearing loss / deafness
Eustachian tube balloon dilation
Sinusitis and sinus problems
Vertigo / Meniere's disease
Hoarse voice/voice problems
Areas of interest
Coblation tonsillectomy; Thyroid disorders/surgery; Voice problems/Laryngology; Laryngopharyngeal ('silent') reflux; Sinus procedures including endoscopic sinus surgery and balloon sinuplasty; Otology (ears); Rhinology (nasal and sinus disorders); Paediatric otolaryngology/ENT; Allergies; Snoring; Balloon dilation of Eustachian tubes (Eustachian Tuboplasty); Neurotology (including dizziness)
- Natalie Woodcraft
- Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital Kingswood Road Tunbridge Wells TN2 4UL
- 01892 610737
- 07746 189875
- 01892 579966
Anaesthetists worked with
- Dr Raymond Chung Fee Assured
- Tunbridge Wells Anaesthetic Group Not Fee Assured
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant ENT & Thyroid Surgeon, Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
I have an active interest in cutting edge technological advances in medicine and surgery. I have particular experience in digital health and medical devices, and have founded Cupris Health, a digital health company. Cupris Health aims to improve communications in health care, and make the remote delivery of healthcare better through the use of Smartphone technology. This includes the use of software and medical devices that can be attached to the Smartphone.
I enjoy spending time with my family, horology, travelling and cookery.
Finalist in HSJ Value in Healthcare Award (final result awaited) - Cupris Health
AXA-PPP Health Tech and You Award (Signs and Symptoms) - Cupris Health
ASIT Conference Gold Medal for Presentation on Statistics in Surgical Research
Ethicon Open Structure Rhinoplasty Fellowship
University of London Convocation Award
2006 Three-Dimensional Nasal Changes & Simulation in Rhinoplasty.
J Hamann, F Bello, D Roberts, G Smith, G Scott. Otolaryngology - Head and
Neck Surgery, 2006; 135(2): 147-148
2006 Adult Adenoidectomy: A Retrospective Review of 42 Patients.
J Hamann, M Mansuri, D Nair, D Golding-Wood. Otolaryngology - Head and
Neck Surgery, 2006; 135(2): 135-135
2006 Audit of Nasendoscope Disinfection Practice. I Street, J Hamann,
M Harries. Surgeon 2006; 4(1): 11-13
2005 Facial Plastic Surgery Planning Using a 3D Surface Deformation Tool.
Kavagiou Z, Bello F, Scott G, Hamann J, Roberts D. Stud Health Technol
2003 Osteogenesis Imperfecta in Otology. Julian Hamann BSc MRCS (Ed), Chiro
Dutta FRCS (ORL), David Bowdler FRCS. CME Bulletin Otorhinolaryngology,
Head & Neck Surgery 2003; 7(1): 11-12
2002 Statistical Analysis for Trainees. Guy Nash FRCS, J Hamann MRCS (Ed),
V Kalsi MRCS. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (suppl)
2002 Assessing Psychological Morbidity in Patients with Nasal Deformity
Using the CORE® Questionnaire. J Hern, J Hamann, P Tostevin,
J Rowe-Jones, A Hinton. Clinical Otolaryngology 2002, 27, 359-364
2001-2002 Statistics in Surgical Research. Guy Nash, Julian Hamann, Vinay Kalsi.
ASIT Yearbook 2001-2002: 45
Courses offered to GPs
I regularly participate in course for GPs offered via the Spire Hospital and the Tunbridge Wells Postgraduate GP Education Centre. I am also on the organising committee of the Tunbridge Wells Medical Forum, a biannual event for GPs and consultants that combines clinical education with discussions around the healthcare management and politics.
- FRCS(ORL) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2006
- MSc Imperial College 2005
- MRCS (Ed) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2000
- MB BS (Lond) Kings College School of Medicine & Dentistry 1997
- BSc (Hons) Kings College, London 1994
Reference number 4448349
Affiliations / memberships
Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine
British Medical Association
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
- Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital
- 08:00 - 19:00
- 01892 740671
- Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital
- 08:30 - 13:00
- 01892 740671
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Please contact 01892 610737 or the switchboard of the hospital you received treatment.