Congratulations to our KJ Lee book competition winner!

We are delighted to announce that Raluca Horhat, an ENT Specialist in Romania, is the winner of our recent KJ Lee book competition, winning a prize copy of Leeway: Reaching Beyond Expectations. Thank you to everyone who entered the competition...

EAFPS webinar series

The European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery has organised a series of webinars for its members which are taking place on Zoom once a month from January to July 2021. They include interesting topics such as facial injectables, facial rejuvenations,...

Nottingham hearing experts launch CHEAR (COVID and hearing) study

Researchers based in Nottingham are launching an in-depth and ongoing study into the possible effects of COVID-19 on patients’ hearing, tinnitus and balance. The CHEAR (COVID and hearing, otherwise known as ‘Measuring Hearing, Tinnitus and Balance following COVID-19’) Study will...

2020 Unmasked - By Vedika Dhunnoo

Over decades, humankind has vied to reach new heights of development. Yet, despite the unparalleled advances, in this frenzy, mankind has lost itself. 2020 marks the turning point; the year that unmasked the lessons of the past, the ones forgotten...

2020 Unmasked - By Carly Sygrove

Twenty twenty, the year of the virus, the year of the mask.A barrier between my breath and yours.Reduce the spray of droplets, prevent them from travelling far.Wear over your nose and mouth, more protection the mask ensures.Cover your face. Give...

2020 Unmasked - By Behrad Barmayehvar

The face mask has become part of our lives; an essential item besides your mobile phone that you cannot leave the house without. The mask has also turned into a symbol for the communal resilience that we have all shown...

2020 Unmasked: The unmasking of a masked society - By Rele Ologunde

The year 2020 will be embossed in the archives of history and be remembered like none other before it. The dialogue will largely be centred upon the COVID-19 pandemic, the varied response to it by governments across the world and...

2020 Unmasked: Hidden strengths and vulnerabilities laid bare - By Joseph Sinnott

Masks were everywhere in 2020. The most visible to stop the spread of COVID-19 but others concealed soon-to-be revealed strengths and weaknesses. In April 2020, the UK Prime Minister was taken to intensive care suffering with this new and frightening...

2020 Unmasked - By Paul Howard Surridge

Throughout human existence, metaphorical masks have been worn to conceal emotional and physical imperfections, whether imagined or real. We mask the way we look; we mask the way we feel. We’re vulnerable creatures, psychologically wired to present socially acceptable characteristics...

ENT Masterclass virtual events available to watch online

ENT Masterclass® organised two major virtual events in January and March of 2021, which are now available to access online. The Annual January ENT Masterclass® took place on 29-31 January 2021 and was presented as a pre-recorded web event. This...

Cochlear Implant International Community of Action: closing the gap in CI provision

The 25 February was International Cochlear Implant (CI) Day. Over 50 years after the introduction of CIs, how far have we progressed in ensuring access to CI and CI services for those who could benefit? Only between five and 10%...

First ever WHO World Report on Hearing launched on 3 March

On 3 March, thousands of people in over 100 countries joined together to celebrate World Hearing Day and to work together towards patient-centred ear and hearing care for all. This day also marked the historic launch of the first ever...