World Hearing Day 2022

On World Hearing Day 2022, WHO will focus on the importance of safe listening as a means of maintaining good hearing across the life course. In 2021, WHO launched the World report on hearing that highlighted the increasing number of people living with and at risk of hearing loss,

IFOS Vancouver 2022 cancelled

As a result of the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery has made the difficult decision to cancel the June 2022 meeting. IFOS 2022 Vancouver President, Brian Westerberg, comments:"The pandemic has already caused, and...

AAO-HNSF 'Call for Science' Deadline

The ‘Call for Science’ deadline for the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNSF) Annual Meeting is quickly approaching. Click here to link to the submission site and information on guidelines for submission. Please note that the Annual Meeting...

Annual Activity of The British Association of Audiovestibular Physicians 2021

The British Association of Audiovestibular Physicians (BAAP) is the national association of Auiovestibular Physicians in the UK. The Education Committee and the Audit Committee of BAAP organise a range of thought-provoking events annually. As we embraced a new way of...

From the editor JanFeb 2022

The start of a new year is always an opportunity to look forward with a renewed sense of hope and optimism. It is also a chance to look back at the previous 12 months and, looking back to early 2021, we were just at the dawn of the COVID vaccination programme – this had developed at an unprecedented pace, and gave us all huge cause for excitement and hope.

ENT In this issue...Landmark Papers that Defined ENT and Audiology

In 2018, I compiled a book with the title Landmark Papers in Otolaryngology. The book was inspired by the ENT department journal club that regularly took place in a local Norwich pub, and it discusses 99 of the most cited papers in the ENT and audiology literature.

Audiology in this issue... The Changing World of Computational Audiology

Deborah Vickers, PhD, Principal Research Fellow in Hearing & Deafness, University of Cambridge, UK. E: @SOUNDLabCam / @DebiVickers_ / Lorenzo Picinali, Reader in Audio Experience Design, Imperial College London, UK. E: ENT & Audiology News Jan/Feb 2022...

Landmark clinical trial into treatment for severe hearing loss launches

Researchers at the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre and the University of Nottingham are launching a new study, sponsored by the University of Nottingham, which will inform the most effective treatment for people with severe hearing loss globally (those with...

BAAP Hallpike Prize 2021

Read about the history of the Hallpike prize and about previous winners here. The Hallpike prize was first awarded by the British Association of Audiovestibular Physicians in 2009, following the kind donation of Dr Jeremy Hallpike, Emeritus Neurologist from Adelaide,...

Healthy ageing is linked to addressing hearing loss

EUROCIU with the cochlear implant international community of action (CIICA) launched a new briefing, why hearing well matters for healthy ageing, on how addressing hearing loss could help support healthy ageing by mitigating against the effects of cognitive decline and...

International Newsround November 2021

Read our November 2021 edition of Digital International Newsround here.

ENT In this issue...Robotics in Head and Neck Surgery

Robotic surgery is here to stay. Within the specialty of otolaryngology, robotics has made headway across all of the subspecialties, although some advances may still be at the pre-clinical stage. The clinical applications are most acutely evident in the practice of head and neck cancer surgery, specifically transoral robotic surgery (TORS).