Modified snorkelling mask for surgery

Rogan Corbridge (Reading, UK) has modified a snorkelling full-face mask to cover the face during surgery. You can attach a filter to the snorkel, so the air you inhale is Covid-free. Look at his video and fill in the survey:...

Crowdfunder page for Covid airway screens surpasses original target in first six hours

Having launched our @crowdfunderuk appeal yesterday, we rapidly surpassed our target - thank you so much to all the donors. Testing of prototypes went well today. After modifications, we'll make more Covid airway screens. - CLICK HERE 

The first major NHS cancer case performed at HCA London Bridge Hospital Cancer Centre

In the words of Mr Jean - Pierre Jeannon, 'we will get through this together'. Never better demonstrated than through the life saving team work seen yesterday led by JP and Mr Ricard Simo...CLICK HERE

First HN case with respirator

Not heavy, reasonably comfy, claustrophobic, communication difficult; need to be vocal and clear. Allows loupes/ headlights. Protrudes & can desterilise field. Transoral laser microsurgery will be a challenge. - CLICK HERE

ENT UK Synopsis of PPE survey results for the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key findings from 258 ENT Surgeons throughout the UK (survey period 23-30 March 2020) which highlight the significant gaps in protection for staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. - PLEASE CLICK ON THE GREEN DOWNLOAD BUTTON

UCL, UCLH and Formula One develop life-saving breathing aids for the NHS

A breathing aid that can help keep Covid-19 patients out of intensive care, adapted by mechanical engineers at UCL and clinicians at UCLH working with Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrains (Mercedes-AMG HPP), has been approved for use in the NHS. For...

Tribute to Mr Amged El-Hawrani

We were deeply saddened to learn of the death of NHS ENT Specialist, Mr Amged El-Hawrani, this week. Mr El-Hawrani, an ENT Consultant at the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton, passed away in Glenfield Hospital in Leicester on Saturday...

Covid-19 Audiology Useful Resources

Below is a list of useful resources connected to the Covid-19 pandemic. This list will be updated as and when more become available. 6 April - Coronavirus-pandemic: Message by the EHIMA President to professionals and users of hearing instruments -...

Covid-19 A message from Gareth Smith

Whilst our ENT colleagues have scrambled to the coronavirus ‘call to arms’ and taken the ultimate risk, for many audiologists and audiology services the threat of this global virus presents some different challenges. Whilst social isolation is a scary thought...

Covid-19 ENT Useful Resources

Below is a list of useful resources connected to the Covid-19 pandemic. This list will be updated as and when more become available. 6 April - Framework for open tracheostomy in COVID-19 patients. - CLICK HERE 3 April - Workman...

Covid-19 A message from the editor of ENT & Audiology News

The Covid-19 pandemic is affecting almost every aspect of everyone’s lives around the world. When we emerge from this global crisis, society will function in a very different way, and it is impossible to predict what the future holds. For...

Guidance to protect doctors and dentists during COVID-19 pandemic

ENT and facial surgeons issue guidance to protect doctors and dentists during COVID-19 pandemic. Two surgical specialty associations have come together for the first time to protect dentists and doctors examining and treating patients who may have COVID-19 (coronavirus), but...

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