International Newsround May 2022

Welcome to the May 2022 edition of Digital International Newsround. If you'd like to share your news or an event report, please get in touch.

Deadline for Abstracts for IFOS 2023

The International Federation of ORL Societies (IFOS ) has a long-standing tradition of education and continues to improve the level of training required for otolaryngologists and allied health workers from around the world.

Interview with Andrew Swift

ENT UK has a central role in guiding and supporting ENT surgeons. Our editor Declan Costello caught up with Andrew Swift, who has just taken over the presidency of the organisation.

Ida Institute tackles clinician burn-out

Founded in 2007, Denmark’s Ida Institute is dedicated to the health of people with hearing loss. Its new four-part course, however, is aimed at another group: the medical professionals whose jobs can compromise their own health.

Student education grants for hearing conference

Frequency Therapeutics is offering student sponsorship for a second year to the Future of Hearing Healthcare Conference. The grant is open to any students currently pursuing a graduate-level degree (master's or doctorate) in audiology or a related discipline.

From the editor MayJun 2022

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 horrifying situation in Ukraine has drawn international condemnation of the Russian government; as a consequence,...

ENT in this issue...Wellbeing

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 last two years have taken an enormous toll on people’s sense of wellbeing and happiness....

Audiology in this issue...Autism

Alex Griffiths-Brown, BSc(Hons), MRes, Audiologist, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust, Shrewsbury, UK. E: alex.griffiths-brown@nhs.netTwitter: @griffithsbrown1 As audiology professionals, we will work with a wide variety of patients with different priorities, life experiences and challenges. Patients with autism spectrum...

Writers wanted

ENT & Audiology News is always keen to hear from delegates who would like to report on conferences and events for the popular International Newsround section.

Rask-Andersen made honorary member of ENT UK

The inner-ear research laboratory at the University of Uppsala in Sweden has a long tradition of ear research. The department has been linked to such legendary names as Barany (Nobel Laureate), Nylen and Stahle. Now, the head of that department, Professor Helge Rask-Andersen, has been awarded honorary membership of ENT UK.

BAA to host World Congress of Audiology in 2028

The British Academy of Audiology is delighted to have won its bid to host the International Society of Audiology’s World Congress in 2028 (WCA2028). The 38th Congress will be hosted in Edinburgh, 23-26 April 2028.

All change at British Tinnitus Association

David Stockdale, the Chief Executive of the British Tinnitus Association (BTA), will step down from the charity in June 2022 after 12 years at the helm.