BIHIMA final quarter results show encouraging growth in NHS hearing care market

“We are pleased to report that the hearing technology market has ended 2017/18 in a strong position and we expect to see continued growth in the new fiscal year ahead.” – Paul Surridge, the BIHIMA chairman  

Ida Institute launches new benchmark of quality for person-centred care

The Ida Institute is an independent, non-profit organisation working to integrate person-centred care in hearing rehabilitation. Person-centred care allows people to articulate their needs better and make shared decisions with their hearing care professionals. This enables them to play a...

3rd Stakeholders’ meeting for the WHO programme on prevention of deafness and hearing loss

Over the past two years, World Health Organization (WHO) has organised the Stakeholders’ meetings for its programme on prevention of deafness and hearing loss. These meetings have provided WHO an opportunity to share its work in the field of ear...

International Newsround Update March 2018

Emma Stapleton, Locum Consultant Otolaryngologist, Cochlear Implant and Skull Base Surgeon, Manchester Royal Infirmary, shares your event reports and news from around the world.

BSHAA celebrates female audiologists on International Women’s Day

The British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists (BSHAA) is celebrating International Women’s Day on 8 March by putting the spotlight on some of its female members. BSHAA is the professional body that represents independent audiologists, the highly qualified professionals who...

WHO calls for action from governments and their partners to stem the rise in hearing loss

Some 900 million people could suffer from disabling hearing loss by 2050, according to new estimates released by the World Health Organization on the occasion of World Hearing Day on 3 March. Currently 466 million people worldwide suffer from disabling...

Public consultation on the next EU Research and Innovation programme

The extract of an official letter from Robert-Jan Smits, Director-General of DG Research and Innovation (RTD) at the European Commission: "Subject: Public consultation on the next EU Research and Innovation programme Dear research and innovation stakeholders, On 10 January 2018...

International Newsround Update February 2018

Here we share your events previews, reports and news from around the world.

International Newsround Update January 2018

Emma Stapleton, Locum Consultant Otolaryngologist, Cochlear Implant and Skull Base Surgeon, Manchester Royal Infirmary, shares your event reports and news from around the world.

When an overnight call got out of hand ... two US ENT residents decided "to regulate"

Otolaryngologists, Matt Hensler and Kareem Tawfik from Cincinnati, USA produced a video about their ENT experiences after completing their residency. Here they share more about their creative forays into the online video world.   

'For the love of ossicles, tonsils and stained glass' by John Riddington Young

ENT history expert, surgeon and regular contributor, John Riddington Young from North Devon recently told us of his love of the art of stained glass and shared photographs of his creative work.