In this issue...Rising to the challenge of COVID-19

Like much of our lives during this period, our planned focus for this issue was suddenly shifted and redefined by the global pandemic. COVID-19 has realigned our personal and professional focus; this issue reflects some of the journey we have...

From the editor JulAug 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 When I sat down to write my introductory welcome piece two months ago, the UK was...

International Newsround June 2020

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

Organisers announce cancellation of European Audiologist of the Year Award in response to coronavirus COVID-19

The annual European Audiologist of the Year awards event was due to be held later this year. Officials have announced...

2020 Nikhil J. Bhatt, MD International Public Service Award

Professor Shahed Quraishi is the recipient of the 2020 Nikhil J. Bhatt, MD International Public Service Award.

COVID-19 Podcasts

Below is a list of useful audio resources connected to the COVID-19 pandemic. This list will be updated as and when more become available. BLA connections - A Clear Voice. - CLICK HERE AAO-HNS COVID-19 Podcast Series. - CLICK HERE...

SNAP by endoscope-i (safe endoscopy starts with a SNAP)

endoscope-i have developed a simple yet effective engineered solution to ensure safe nasoendoscopy assisted procedures. The 'SNAP' is a one-way valve that can be retrofitted, in seconds, to any surgical mask. endoscope-i CEO, Chris Coulson, explains: “We are all aware...

Coronavirus: leading surgeon calls for 'Covid-free hubs' to treat cancer patients

Professor Michael Griffin said cancer surgeons are facing 'an impossibly difficult question' of whether to operate amid the coronavirus outbreak. CLICK HERE

ENT Masterclass® ‘Cyber Textbook on Operative Surgery’

ENT Masterclass® announces the launch of the Fifth Edition of the popular ‘Cyber Textbook on Operative surgery’ by Mr Richard Parker OBE, Chief Executive Officer, Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. This is the world’s largest ‘virtual library’ of ENT surgical videos with over 540 videos from...

ENT in this issue...Multidisciplinary Teams

Joanne Rimmer, MBBS, MA(Hons) Cantab, FRCS(ORL-HNS), FRACS, Consultant Otolaryngologist / Rhinologist, Monash Health; Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Surgery, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. E: rimmer.joanne@gmail.com The multidisciplinary team (MDT) has long been regarded as the gold standard in cancer care,...

Audiology in this issue...Multidisciplinary Teams

Marsha Jenkins, BSc Hons, MSc, Principal Clinical Scientist (Audiology), St Thomas’ Paediatric Hearing Implant Centre, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust E: marsha.jenkins@gstt.nhs.uk Twitter: @GSTTnhs www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk/our-services/hearing-implant-centre I am delighted to guest edit this collaboration of various clinical MDTs from...

From the editor MayJun 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 We are living in extraordinary times. As I write this message, the COVID-19 pandemic is just...