Winner of the First Heinz Stammberger Award for Excellence in Teaching

The Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (MEAO-HNS) is pleased to announce the winner of the inaugural 2019 ‘Heinz Stammberger Award for Excellence in Teaching’. This year’s winner is Professor Shahed Quraishi OBE. He has been selected based...

1st Core Trainees Virtual Temporal Bone Competition

Report by: Neil Killick, ST7 Otolaryngology; Rajesh Anmolsingh, ST5 Otolaryngology; Michael Chu, CT1 Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. Candidate’s perspective As a first year core trainee, watching the otology consultant painstakingly instruct the registrar where to drill and where not...

World Health Organisation Launch hearWHO App

World Hearing Day is held on 3 March each year. The 2019 theme was ‘Check Your Hearing!’. To go along with this year’s theme, the World Health Organisation (WHO) launched the hearWHO app. The aim of the app is to...

International Newsround March 2019

Welcome to the March 2019 issue of ENT & Audiology News Digital International Newsround. Please feel free to get in touch with your news, previews and event reports. We look forward to hearing from you.

CEORL-HNS Early Bird Registration Deadline Extended

The early registration deadline for the Congress of European ORL-HNS 2019 (CEORL-HNS) has just been extended until March 25th. More than 1000 delegates have already registered for this major event in Brussels. So many requests to extend the deadline had...

David Pothier Travelling Fellowship

David Pothier was a giant in the field of endoscopic ear surgery. His expertise and gifted teaching skills have benefited many surgeons and their patients, both in Canada and around the world. David also assisted us here at ENT &...

From the editor...MarApr19

Declan Costello, MA, MBBS, FRCS(ORL-HNS),Editor, ENT & Audiology News; Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire, UK Email: d.costello@nhs.net Welcome We were absolutely delighted with the turnout (over-subscribed) and feedback (overwhelmingly positive) for our Study Day...

ENT in this issue...The Future of ENT (Mar/Apr19)

Chris CoulsonENT Surgeon; Managing Director of endoscope-i E: chris@endoscope-i.com The future, predict it at your peril’, said me – just now. But despite this (rather late) warning, we have managed to commission five articles from futurists within our midst. The...

Audiology in this issue...Advances in the Diagnostic Test Battery (Mar/Apr19)

Priya Carling, AuD, Director and Consultant Audiologist,Kent Hearing Ltd, UK. E: priya@Kenthearing.com The 3 March is the World Health Organisation’s World Hearing Day 2019. This year, the theme is ‘check your hearing’ to encourage early identification and management of hearing...

Nominations Open for Heinz Stammberger Award for Excellence in Teaching by MEAO-HNS

Nominations for the Heinz Stammberger Award for Excellence in Teaching are now open. The prize honours Otorhinolaryngologists who have contributed significantly to ENT education, and is brought to you by the Middle East Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (MEAO-HNS)....

Andrew Coulter becomes new BSHAA president

Andrew Coulter became BSHAA’s new president at the Council meeting at the Royal College of Physicians in London on 10 January. Andrew is the first directly elected president of BSHAA, the professional body for independent audiologists. He was elected as...

African Head and Neck Society (AfHNS) Clinical Practice Guidelines for Head and Neck Cancers

Report by: Johan Fagan MBChB, MMed; Mark Zafereo MD; Dr Paul Onakoya MBBS International management guidelines for head and neck cancers have limited value in limited resource settings due to lack of access to reliable cytology, ultrasound, CT, MRI, positron-emission...