Your ears are a vital connection to the world around you. We ensure the very best outcomes for patients and professionals.
Dr David Balfour MBE
Dr Balfour was awarded the MBE in 2010. He is the former Medical Director for Hampshire and works at Lymington Hospital.
Dr Balfour's invaluable experience and oversight ensures robust management and compliance.
Whilst the overall direction of the organisation will be the responsibility of the Directors, the robustness of clinical governance and the ability to provide a safe and effective clinical service must be considered.
"As with all clinical service provision, governance is an essential element of the provision of a safe service that meets all the requirements of clinical excellence."
Professional Standards & Compliance
Mr Martin Whitehouse
Senior ENT Nurse Practitioner/ ENT Department Manager
NHS Ear, Nose & Throat Department in Birmingham
Martin Whitehouse has 20 years experience working within an NHS Ear, Nose & Throat Department in Birmingham. The last 10 years have been spent specialising in aural care as an Advanced ENT Nurse Practitioner and managing an ENT Department.
For the last 16 years he has shared his work and holiday leave developing and delivering various successful aural care courses at Aston University, Birmingham.
He is enthusiastic to see that good quality, safe, effective patient care is provided and is committed to teaching the same values to health professionals.
"I am delighted to join this team and support what is a very special project successfully managing the costs of achieving excellence in healthcare with social responsibility."
Sister Elizabeth Balfour
"I'm thrilled to be joining the Ear Clinic team to ensure the highest standards of healthcare as services develop."
Mrs Helen Ward
Helen Ward is a Chartered Accountant, qualifying with Deloitte in 2003. After working at a senior level for 14 years she launched Ward Accountancy Limited.
We are delighted to be working with Helen who shares our values and transformed our accountancy practices.
Helen has enabled the company to fully benefit from modern accountancy software through expert knowledge in addition to providing first-class training of the team.
Miss Marie Jensen
Director of Administration
"The partnerships and benevolence keep growing and, I get to meet some fantastic people who focus on supporting vulnerable groups. Ultimately, I always wanted to help people and this career choice certainly turns work into a vocation."
Mr Kevin Howlett
Mr Howlett has NHS and private sector experience. He originally qualified as an audiologist and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.
Having lectured full-time and managed large NHS Public Private Partnership and other services, he moved to business management.
During the past 14 years he has developed partnerships with national public sector organisations and registered charities in the UK and Ireland. The partnerships have a broad base, supporting adults with a variety of welfare needs, to the education of deaf children and young people.
These projects have raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for registered charities since 2007.