International Newsround July 2020

Welcome to the July 2020 issue of ENT & Audiology News Digital International Newsround. Please get in touch if you would like to write a report.

BCIG: Roundtable - Returning to the CI clinic

On 23rd of June 2020, BCIG organised a virtual round table. 5 UK CI Specialists chatted to the BCIG Chair Helen Cullington about infection control and face...

AOT ENT Education - A new initiative

AOT is to curate a national and free resource of consultant delivered teaching. So far we have edited, time-stamped (to save scrolling) and mapped to curriculum over 50 videos from national ENT education schemes from around the country, totalling...

AOT President, Manish George, highlights the many issues COVID-19 has created for trainees

It is clear that COVID-19 has created multiple wide-reaching issues for trainees as a whole. Whilst an earlier preoccupation of mine has been to...

She’s On Call - @ShesOnCall

Dr Sujana Chandrasekhar and Dr Marina Kurian began a web show, She’s On Call, that had 5000 views on the first day and has had over 15,000 views after three shows. By the end of March 2020 Emergency departments and, soon, entire hospitals were overwhelmed with very sick COVID-19 patients.

Global CI Collaborative: Futures Forum - Webinar Series

The Global CI Collaborative presents a five-part global leadership webinar series that will explore the future of cochlear implantation following the global pandemic.

ENT Grand Rounds

A number of virtual teaching programmes have been set up across the UK. At Guy's and St. Thomas' and the Evelina London Children's hospitals, we embarked on a similar educational initiative to encourage...

BTA – shortlisted for ‘Best not for profit’ communications award

The BTA and Evergreen PR launched the Tinnitus Manifesto with support from politicians, academics and people with tinnitus. The campaign has attracted more than…

In this issue...Rising to the challenge of COVID-19

Like much of our lives during this period, our planned focus for this issue was suddenly shifted and redefined by the global pandemic. COVID-19 has realigned our personal and professional focus; this issue reflects some of the journey we have...

From the editor JulAug 2020

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 When I sat down to write my introductory welcome piece two months ago, the UK was...

International Newsround June 2020

Welcome to the June 2020 issue of ENT & Audiology News Digital International Newsround. Please get in touch if you would like to write a report.

Organisers announce cancellation of European Audiologist of the Year Award in response to coronavirus COVID-19

The annual European Audiologist of the Year awards event was due to be held later this year. Officials have announced...