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...

BACO Revisited - 1991

British Academic Conference (BACO) Revisited: Dublin, 1991 Report by: Musheer Hussain In anticipation of BACO 2020, Musheer Hussain takes a look back at some of the BACO conferences of past years, beginning with a memorable few days in Dublin in...

North of England Otolaryngology Society: Innovation Prize Award

By Robin Sebastian (University of Manchester), Joe Yapp (University of Manchester), Sadie Khwaja (University Hospital South Manchester) Surgical simulation provides an opportunity for trainees to practise procedures in a safe, controlled environment without risk to patients. Anatomical simulation is most...

WHO (World Health Organisation) World Hearing Day 2019

World Hearing Day is held on 3 March each year to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care across the world. Each year, WHO decides the theme and develops a brochure...

Entries open for AOTY 2019 award

Nominations are open for the annual Audiologist of Year award (AOTY) 2019 competition, now in its 12th year. The award is organised by Rayovac in partnership with Audio Infos, the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (EHIMA) and the European Federation...

Audiologist wins ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’

Caption: (L-R) Falklands Veteran Simon Weston CBE, Karen Finch and Lord Chris Rennard MBE The founder and MD of one of East Anglia’s leading hearing care companies, The Hearing Care Centre, has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by...

College of Audiology – join the discussion

College of Audiology – join the discussion A joint statement from BAA, BSA, BSHAA and NCHA was released due to on-going discussions around the potential formation of a College of Audiology. The statement outlines that after initial discussions all groups...

International Newsround February 2019

Welcome to the February 2019 edition of International Newsround. We are always delighted to hear from you, so wherever you are in the world, please get in touch with your latest News, Previews and Event Reports. We look forward to hearing from you.

International Newsround January 2019

Welcome to the January 2019 edition of International Newsround

European Rhinologic Society launches educational YouTube channel

The European Rhinologic Society (ERS) is delighted to share its exciting new educational project hosted on YouTube. Currently featuring videos of presentations from their hugely successful 2018 conference, ERS London 2018, and other major rhinology conferences. In future, you can...

Audiology in this issue...Hyperacusis (Jan/Feb19)

Audiologists, otologists, and auditory neuroscientists are accustomed to dealing with problems of hearing loss but, until recently, little attention has been given to the experience of hearing sound too intensely. This experience is variously given the names hyperacusis, and reduced or decreased sound tolerance, and the affected individual finds everyday sound intensely and excruciatingly loud, rendering workplaces, shops, and social spaces intolerable.

From the editor...JanFeb19

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 As we turn the corner from 2018 into 2019, it is interesting to reflect that we...