Ray Clarke is Consultant Paediatric ENT Surgeon in Alder Hey Children’s Hospital Liverpool, and Associate Postgraduate Dean for the Northwest of England. He is the joint Editor-in-Chief of ‘Scott Brown’s Otolaryngology’. Ray is Past-President of BAPO (British Association for Paediatric Otolaryngology) and President of the North of England Otolaryngology Society.

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Globe Trotting and 62 years of ENT

Vasant Oswal was, for many years, ‘Mister ENT’ in the Northeast of England. Appointed as a consultant to the old North Riding Infirmary in 1970, he led what was a small and little-known department through a period of tumultuous change...


The pioneers of endoscopy and the sword swallowers

Adolf Kussmaul drew inspiration from an unlikely source to further the development of endoscopy… The early pioneers of airway endoscopy and oesophagoscopy were bedevilled by two major and seemingly insurmountable problems. One was the paucity of light sources, with reliance...


ENT in this issue...Historical Figures in ENT and Audiology

GUEST SECTION EDITORS Katherine Conroy, ST7 at Manchester Royal Infirmary, Northwestern Deanery, Department of ENT, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK. E: katherine.conroy@cantab.net Prof Ray Clarke, BA, BSc, DCH FRCS, FRCS(ORL), Consultant Paediatric ENT Surgeon, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool, UK;...