History of ENT - Freud's Friend, Fliess

Wilhelm Fliess, a Berlin rhinologist, was for many years Sigmund Freud’s closest friend and confidant. He was born in Poland in 1858. In 1887, he visited Vienna for postgraduate studies, and met the famous psychoanalyst, Freud [1]. They were immediate...

The new International Intercollegiate FRCS (IFRCS) Examination

The four surgical Royal Colleges in the UK and Ireland have joined forces to deliver a quality assured fellowship examination with the aim of promoting safe standards and surgical excellence worldwide. We caught up with John Hill to find out...

International Newsround August 2019

Welcome to the August 2019 issue of ENT & Audiology News Digital International Newsround. Please get in touch if you'd like to write a report for International Newsround.

Royal Society of Medicine Rhinology and Laryngology Section Meetings Programme 2019/20

By Prof Tim Woolford. I have the great honour of being the next President of the Section of Laryngology & Rhinology at the RSM and my colleague, Raj Bhalla, has kindly agreed to be Honorary Secretary. We’ve organised a programme...

ESPO 2020 - Change of date

The 15th Congress of the European Society of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology (ESPO) has moved dates. Due to a large event taking place in Marseille over the previous dates, ESPO have postponed the congress by 48 hours. The congress will now take...

International Newsround July 2019

Welcome to the July 2019 issue of ENT & Audiology News Digital International Newsround. Please get in touch if you'd like to write a report for International Newsround.

From the editor JulAug19

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 Welcome We are delighted to launch this current edition of ENT & Audiology News from Brussels,...

ENT in this issue...Rhinoplasty

Joanne Rimmer, MBBS, MA(Hons)Cantab, FRCS(ORL‑HNS), Consultant Otolaryngologist / Rhinologist, Monash Health, Melbourne, Australia. E: rimmer.joanne@gmail.com Rhinoplasty may be done purely for aesthetic reasons, as an essential part of a functional septorhinoplasty, or for a combination of both cosmetic and functional...

Audiology in this issue...Amplification 2019

Gareth Smith, MSc, AuD, Consultant Clinical Scientist (Audiology), Southend University Hospital, UK. E: Gareth.Smith@southend.nhs.uk In previous areas of the Audiology Features Section, this theme would have been called ‘Hearing Aids’. With the increased interest in ‘over-the-counter’ or ‘direct-to-consumer’ devices, we...

History of ENT - Murder most foul, strange and unnatural

Hamlet written by William Shakespeare at the very beginning of the 17th century has definite otological interest. The whole play is about young Prince Hamlet’s revenge for his father’s murder. The king is killed by Hamlet’s wicked uncle, who then...

International Newsround June 2019

Welcome to the June 2019 issue of ENT & Audiology News Digital International Newsround. We are delighted to congratulate Nash Patil on his impending Presidency of the Irish Otolaryngology Society, and to hear that there is promise of a strong Irish presence at BACO 2020 in Birmingham! Please get in touch if you'd like to write a report for International Newsround.

In conversation with Nash Patil and Gerry O’Donoghue

In celebration of Nash Patil’s inauguration as President of the Irish Otolaryngology Society (IOS), we dropped by to ask him a few questions, along with Gerry O’Donoghue, BACO 2020 Master. We’re particularly pleased to hear that Nash is looking forward...