Interview with Mr Vasant Oswal, Emeritus Consultant ENT H&N Surgeon

British Medical Laser Association (BMLA) held its 39th annual conference, the first in-person gathering following the COVID-19 pandemic, in the academic surrounding of the Surgeons’ Quarters of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. Chris Henson caught up with 87-year-old...

In conversation with David Stockdale

David Stockdale is stepping away from the British Tinnitus Association (BTA) after 12 years, during which time the organisation has become transformed. Prof David Baguley met with David in the spring sunshine to reflect on past, present and future of...

In conversation with Prof Nirmal Kumar, President of ENT UK: Winners of The Association Excellence Award

At ENT & Audiology News we were delighted to hear that ENT UK have won an award for Best Membership Support during COVID-19. We sent Emma Stapleton to chat with Professor Nirmal Kumar, ENT UK President. Congratulations to ENT UK...

In conversation with Diana Terry: Winner of the ‘What Does Sound Look Like to You?’ art competition

The ‘What Does Sound Look Like to You?’ art competition, supported by ENT & Audiology News and Manchester Art Gallery, attracted many impressive entries! They were judged by HUGS Chair, Richard Bircher, along with Fiona Corridan, curator of Grayson’s Art...

In conversation with Cameron McIntosh

Following the conclusion of the Tokyo Olympic games in August, we were delighted to catch up with Cameron McIntosh, ENT and Facial Plastic Surgeon, Founding President of the Society of Rhinoplasty Surgeons of South Africa (SORSSA), and former Olympian! Can...

In conversation with Catherine Rennie

Miss Catherine Rennie has recently been recognised as one of the Women’s Engineering Society’s (WES) Top 50 Women in Engineering 2021. According to WES, these awards celebrate the “best, brightest and bravest women in engineering, who recognise a problem, then...

In conversation with Professor Kelvin Kong

Professor Kelvin Kong is a proud Worimi man, the first Aboriginal surgeon in Australia, an otolaryngologist, head and neck surgeon, and an amazing advocate for equality in health delivery in Australia. He holds professorial positions at Macquarie University, the University...

Mucormycosis: In conversation with Dr Deepak Haldipur and Dr Aditya Moorthy

COVID-19 has ravaged the world in the past 18 months. The second wave in many countries was deadlier than the first. Mucormycosis, infamously labelled ‘the black fungus’ has affected some countries, such as India, in epidemic proportions within this COVID...

In conversation with Professor Janet Wilson

As she approaches her retirement from clinical practice, Professor Janet Wilson speaks to our Editor (and fellow laryngologist) Declan Costello about surgical training, research, diversity, literature and the future. You have had an immensely successful career in ENT – how...

In conversation with Professor Valentina Parma, Head of GCCR

Smell has long been regarded as the Cinderella of the senses, oft neglected by clinicians, the research community and lay public. The Global Consortium for Chemosensory Research looks to change all that. Our roving reporter, Abigail Walker, talks to its...

Automated audiometry: in conversation with the creator of AMTAS®, Robert Margolis

As automated audiometry becomes more widespread for busy clinics and tele-audiometry, Laura Prigge from GSI interviews Dr Robert Margolis to discuss his automated method for testing auditory sensitivity (AMTAS®). What motivated you to think of automated audiometry? When I was...

In conversation with Professor Seiji Kakehata

Endoscopic ear surgery has been a rapidly evolving area of clinical practice in recent years. Our Global Ambassador in the Far East/ASEAN Region, Professor Tatsuya Yamasoba talks to one of the main exponents of this technique, and about the next...