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.

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.