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IFOS activities

International collaboration is more important than ever, and we hear from Prof Milan Profant about a collaboration that grew out of the very successful IFOS meeting in Paris in 2017. IFOS has developed a new philosophy regarding how to organise...

From the editor July/August 2023

Declan Costello, MA, MBBS, FRCS(ORL-HNS),Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire, UK. E: d.costello@nhs.netTw: @Voicedoctor_uk For July/August 2023 ENT & Audiology News, we focus on our trainees, both ENT and audiology. We hand over the editorial...

Less Than Full time Training in Otolaryngology

A recent Statement from the Association of Surgeons in Training (ASIT) stated that in 2011 there were 17 otolaryngology trainees in Less Than Full Time training (LTFT) [1]. Otolaryngologists in LTFT posts (17/151) is the largest group after general surgery...

Workplace culture: observations of audiology in Northern England and Western Australia

Working with a diverse workforce and coping with transition forced me to consider the importance of cultural differences in the workplace. Only by trying to understand these differences can you understand others’ behaviour and what motivates the team. I have...

Nasal disease and quality of life in athletes

Rhinitis is a nasal condition which is generally underappreciated in primary care and even less in athletes. In this study, the authors specify nasal symptoms constituting rhinitis as nasal blockage, sneezing bouts, rhinorrhoea and itching and compare their prevalence in...

Apps in allergic rhinitis

Utilising smart-phone applications to gather data is an expanding field in medicine. However, it is not without limitations including bias. The European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA) introduced the Allergy Diary application as part of...

BAA Annual Conference 2022

The BAA conference is the largest audiology conference in the UK and this year there were over 400 delegates and 50 exhibitors. Over the two days, this meant reuniting with familiar faces and meeting some new ones. It was another...

7th National Conference of Paediatric Otolaryngology

Some 250 delegates convened in glorious sunshine in Bucharest to hear the latest developments in the management of paediatric cholesteatoma, airway surgery, cochlear implantation and endoscopic sinus surgery.

Oropharyngeal malignancies

The authors retrospectively reviewed 44 patients who underwent a combined transoral and transcervical treatment without mandibulectomy for oropharyngeal malignancy. The combined approach was performed first by a neck dissection followed by transoral excision of the lesion and reconstruction by a...

Ida Institute Celebrates Lise Lotte Bundesen for 15 Years of Leadership Driving Person-Centered Care

Ida Institute Founder Lise Lotte Bundesen will retire as Managing Director in July, 2022. During Bundesen’s 15-year tenure, the nonprofit institute’s impact and influence has grown exponentially.

Hearing about genes

I have been fortunate in my career to travel as an invited lecturer at many hospitals, universities and professional societies around the world. I have spoken to audiology societies, otolaryngology societies, and university communication disorders programmes in Europe, Asia, Africa,...

12th Annual TRI (Tinnitus Research Initiative) Conference

Report by: Jorge Simões, Stefan Schoisswohl, PhD students in the University of Regensburg. Taipei was the home of the 12th edition of the Tinnitus Research Initiative (TRI) conference. The event took place between 17-19 May, and united the top researchers,...