IFOS Vancouver postponed until 2022

The unprecedented events over the past nine months have challenged all of us, including the committee organising IFOS 2021 Vancouver. The local organising committee, IFOS Board and the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery have been assessing the...

Watch the AAO-HNSF 2020 virtual opening ceremony

The AAO-HNSF kicked off their meeting with their first-ever virtual opening ceremony on 13 September. Watch it here.

Bernard Colman (1924-2020)

Bernard’s teaching to trainees in the specialty was inspirational. He was so proud of them all and...

Hearing loss: a challenge in Uganda

The charity, Helping Uganda Schools (HUGS), started 25 years ago. It funds the building of schools and sponsors young adults to university level. Education empowers, enhances lives and gives prosperity to countries.

Alan Gibb (1919-2020)

Alan Gibb, who passed away on 5 September aged 101, was the Grand Old Man of...

Singing and COVID-19 – research on aerosols and singing

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, clusters of disease occurred in choirs. This led to an assumption that singing was inherently ‘dangerous’ and governments around the world rapidly banned singing. The ban was then extended to...

Congratulations Prof Hesham Saleh

Hesham Saleh has been awarded the title of Professor of Practice in Rhinology at Imperial College London in recognition of outstanding contributions to education, leadership...

ENT in this issue...IFOS Vancouver

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused us great concern for the health and safety of our patients, communities and colleagues around the world. Although we continue to plan for IFOS 2021 in Vancouver, Canada, at this time, we must plan for...

Audiology in this issue...IFOS Vancouver

Erica Zaia, MSc, Registered Audiologist, Certified in Vestibular Assessment and Management, Founder/Director, Audio-Vestibular Clinic, Vancouver, Canada. E: ericazaia@hotmail.com www.vestibular.ca ‘These unprecedented times.’ I believe that this is one of the most used sentences in the English language in 2020. And...

From the editor SepOct 2020

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 As the world takes stock of the coronavirus situation, we find ourselves in uncertain times. Nobody knows...

WENTS - Mentoring skills training workshop November 2020

WENTS, in affiliation with ENT UK, aims to inspire and support women training and working in ENT (www.entuk.org/wents).

International Newsround August 2020

Welcome to the August 2020 issue of ENT & Audiology News International eNewsround. Please get in touch if you would like to write a report.