World Hearing Day 2020

Dr Shelly Chadha, Dr Karen Reyes - World Health Organization ‘Hearing for life: don’t let hearing loss limit you’, is the theme for World Hearing Day 2020. Annually observed on 3 March, World Hearing Day is the largest global advocacy...

International Newsround December 2019

Welcome to the December 2019 issue of ENT & Audiology News Digital International Newsround. Please get in touch if you would like to write a report.

The EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR)

Back in May 2017, the EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR 2017/745) entered into force, replacing existing directives: Active Implantable Medical Devices (AIMD) In-vitro Diagnostic Directive (IVDD) Medical Device Directive (MDD) By 26 May 2020, the new regulation will have completed...

Do you treat RRP?

Do you treat RRP? Please join the national Airway Intervention Registry: Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis (AIR: RRP) online database. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to a collaborative, UK-wide study collecting real world data on treatments for this rare but...

George Davey Howells Prize 2019

Prof Ray Clarke (Liverpool) and Mr John Watkinson (Birmingham and London) have been awarded the George Davey Howells prize for Scott Brown’s Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery- 8th Edition, published 2018 .The George Davey Howells prize is awarded by the...

International Newsround November 2019

Welcome to the November 2019 issue of ENT & Audiology News Digital International Newsround. Please get in touch if you would like to write a report.

Fifth Sense wins major funding from the National Lottery Community Fund

Fifth Sense, the registered UK charity for those affected by smell and taste disorders, is delighted to announce that the organisation has been granted an award of £238,815 by the National Lottery Community Fund. The award will deliver the outcomes...

From the editor NovDec 2019

Declan Costello, MA, MBBS, FRCS(ORL-HNS), Editor, ENT & Audiology News; Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire, UK. E: d.costello@nhs.net Welcome There are many jokes told by anaesthetists about surgeons, and perhaps even more in the...

ENT in this issue...Anaesthetics and ENT

Nick Crombie, BMedSci BMBS FRCA FIMC RCSEd RCPathME, Associate Medical Director (Governance); Consultant Trauma Anaesthetist; Honorary Researcher, National Institute for Health Research SRMRC: Clinical Lead for Resuscitation Services, QEHB, UK. E: Nicholas.Crombie@uhb.nhs.uk Plastic surgeons think we do endless crosswords. Orthopaedic...

Audiology in this issue...Connected Health in Audiology: The Future of Hearing Healthcare

Melanie Ferguson, PhD, Head of Audiological Science, National Acoustic Laboratories, Sydney, Australia. E: melanie.ferguson@nal.gov.au Twitter: @Mel_Ferguson1 Danielle Glista, PhD, Assistant Professor, The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University; National Centre for Audiology, Western University,...

Hearing Care, cognitive decline and dementia: A public health challenge, or an opportunity for healthy ageing?

Brian Lamb, OBE and Sue Archbold PhD, Hon LLD A new document from The Ear Foundation, launched at European Association of Cochlear Implant Users (EURO-CIU) annual general meeting in Poland, reviews the latest evidence on the association between hearing loss,...

European Audiologist of the Year Winner

Caring UK audiologist who went the extra mile wins major European award. A British Audiologist has been rewarded for her outstanding dedication to patient care with a prestigious European hearing industry award. Paula Cook of Aston Hearing in Amersham has...