COVID-19 Audiology Useful Resources

Below is a list of useful resources connected to the COVID-19 pandemic. This list will be updated as and when more become available. Feb 2021 - Robert M DiSogra. Labeling COVID-19’s Long Term Effects—What’s the Diagnosis? Audiology Today January/February 2021....

First ever World Report on Hearing

With less than three weeks to go, the countdown has begun to the launch of the first ever World Report on Hearing on World Hearing Day, 3 March 2021. Through the global launch of the report, WHO intends to reach,...

Smell training recommended to recover loss of smell after COVID-19

It is estimated that 5% of the population (around 3 million people in the UK) have a smell disorder, meaning they are unable to smell properly, if at all. Anosmia, the loss of smell and taste, is one of the...

New toolkit educates GPs on how to support hearing loss patients

An educational toolkit developed by the Royal College of GPs (RCGP), in collaboration with hearing loss charity RNID and NHS England & Improvement, aims to support GPs to deliver care for patients with hearing loss. The RGCP toolkit, sponsored by...

ENT Masterclass virtual events available to watch online

ENT Masterclass® has organised two major virtual events in January and March of 2021, which will be available to access online. The Annual January ENT Masterclass® took place on 29-31 January 2021 and was presented as a pre-recorded web event....

Celebrating the BACO Award winners at Virtual BACO International

Among the many highlights of Virtual BACO International was the entertaining Opening Ceremony, and the chance to see the inaugural BACO Awards presented.

From the editor JanFeb 2021

Declan Costello, MA, MBBS, FRCS(ORL-HNS), Editor, ENT & Audiology News; Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire, UK. E: d.costello@nhs.net The year 2020 will go down in history as one of the most traumatic ever seen...

Audiology in this issue...New Landscapes in Audiology

Keiran Joseph, Clinical Lead, Evelina London, Children & Young People’s Audiology Centre, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, UK. E: Keiran.Joseph@gstt.nhs.uk Over the past year, the world of audiology has changed faster than ever before. The COVID-19 pandemic has...

BAA Awards 2020

In a year with a whole new set of challenges for everyone, the BAA Award nominations show the continued difference people make to both patients' and colleagues’ lives. The BAA 2020 Award winners are as follows: BAA Student of the...

Guidelines on COVID-19 published by Asia Pacific Laryngology Association (APLA)

Due to a vast geographical spread with diverse socio-economic conditions in the Asia Pacific countries, APLA Founding Chair, Vasant Oswal, President, David Lau, and Secretary, Vyas Prasad decided to publish guidelines on COVID-19 in the form of an ‘International Consensus',...

European Training Requirements and Logbook approved

The UEMS-ORL Board was very pleased to announce that on Saturday 17 October 2020, the Council of the UEMS and National Medical Associations of Europe confirmed and approved the European Training Requirements (ETRs) in general ORL and the ORL General Logbook.

AAO-HNSF announces new president

Congratulations to Carol R Bradford, MD, MS, who became the new President of the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) and its Foundation on 16 September 2020.