World Hearing Day – country by country

Hundreds of events took place to mark World Hearing Day on 3 March – the date selected because 3.3 resembles the shape of our two ears.

International Newsround February 2023

OBE for Mike Smith, World Hearing Day on the way and IFOS 2026 announced...

Ida Institute scales down

The Ida Institute has been unable to secure future funding and is significantly scaling back its activities.

IFOS 2026 – Istanbul

There was much celebration from the Turkish contingent at IFOS 2023 in Dubai where it was announced that Istanbul will be the destination for IFOS 2026. The Istanbul bid won by a landslide, picking up 61% of the vote and...

2023 EUHA Congress: call for papers

The 67th International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians is seeking proposals for its series of specialist lectures.

Independent lab tests and rates hearing aids

HearAdvisor is a new audio testing lab designed to understand how the performance of hearing aids differs.

OBE for Mike Smith

Congratulations to Mike Smith, a contributor to ENT & Audiology News, for being awarded an OBE, one of the UK’s most prestigious honours.

World Hearing Day 2023

The World Health Organization (WHO) is to launch a training guide on 3 March 2023 to mark this year’s World Hearing Day.

Join us at CI2023

Registration is now open for CI2023: Cochlear Implants in Children and Adults, 7-10 June, in Dallas, Texas, USA, with early bird rates until 7 April 2023. The conference will explore current and emerging topics for CI patients across the lifespan....

International Newsround January 2023

Ray Clarke on ESPO 2023, 4th World Congress on Endoscopic Ear Surgery and reshaping the nose 100 years ago...


Ray Clarke, Clinical Sub-dean, Alder Hey Hospital, Liverpool, UK. Prof Liat Kishon-Rabin, PhD, Dean of Innovation in Teaching & Learning; Professor of Communication Disorders, Tel Aviv University, Israel; President (2021-2023) of the European Federation of Audiology Societies (EFAS). E:

From the editor January/February 2023

Declan Costello, MA, MBBS, FRCS(ORL-HNS),Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire, UK. E: d.costello@nhs.netTw: @Voicedoctor_uk As we start 2023, it’s a pleasure to wish you a Happy New Year. We have much to look forward to...