Breaking the menstrual and menopause taboo

The impact of menstruation and menopause on doctors and surgeons is the subject of a provocative new podcast. As ENT & Audiology News reported in July 2021, WENTS & Friends is a mouthpiece for Women in ENT Surgery UK, an organisation aiming to support women in all stages of training. The third episode lifts the lid on the lack of care, provision and policy for this central aspect of women’s health.

Canterbury Christ Church scholarships

Canterbury Christ Church University is able to provide the following scholarships for doctors in training aiming to pursue a career in the surgical field of otorhinolaryngology

Obituary: John Noel Gleave Evans (1934-2022)

John Noel Gleave Evans DLO FRCS, formerly consultant otolaryngologist to St Thomas’ Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, died peacefully at home on 27 March 2022 at the age of 87.

World Hearing Day 2022: WHO launch webinar goes online

The World Health Organisation (WHO) took the opportunity of World Hearing Day on 2 March to announce three hearing-loss initiatives. As well as establishing a global standard for safe listening entertainment venues, it published a related handbook for implementation of safe listening and released a media brief for journalists.

Urgent call for surgical supplies in Ukraine

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has caused a major shortage of surgical supplies in hospitals. Irina Gout and Peter Cackett are calling for further relief efforts to provide surgical supplies to under-equipped hospitals in Ukraine.

OAEE UPDATE - Urgent Call for Surgical Supplies in Ukraine

UK professionals have called for aid in sending surgical equipment to Ukraine during Russian invasion.

EUHA Congress: Call for Papers

Proposals for specialist lectures at the 66th International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians must be submitted by 28 March 2022.

Global alliance brings hearing care to people in 14 developing countries

To mark World Hearing Day, a global project has been created to provide access to ear and hearing care services for thousands of people living with undiagnosed and untreated hearing loss.

ENT bodies stand up for Ukraine

Leading ENT and audiology organisations have made a stand against Russia’s war in Ukraine.

ENT & Audiology in this issue...The Outer Ear

Emma Stapleton, MBChB, FRCS (ORL-HNS), Consultant Otolaryngologist, Cochlear Implant and Skull Base Surgeon, Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK. E: emmastapleton@doctors.org.ukTwitter: @otolaryngolofox Priya Carling, AuD,Director and Consultant Audiologist,Kent Hearing Ltd, UK. E: priya@Kenthearing.com The outer ear is, we think, the unsung hero...

From the editor MarApr 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 If you were a gastroenterologist or an ankle surgeon, you might have imagined that it would...

Celebrating CIICA's first anniversary

It was cause for a double celebration: not only was 25 February named as International Cochlear Implant Day, but it was the first anniversary of the CI International Community of Action (CIICA).