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Better or barrier: what do healthcare professionals think about teletherapy?

Most healthcare professionals will have had to dabble in using some kind of telehealth platform over the last 18 months or so. And most of us will have had some reservations, or have colleagues who just weren’t sure about Zoom,...

Interacoustics gears up online training with new virtual events

Throughout the corona pandemic, Interacoustics has conducted numerous online training events to audiology and ENT professionals.

Interacoustics continues successful online training

Throughout the corona pandemic, the Interacoustics Academy has hosted numerous online training events for audiology and ENT professionals.

In conversation with Professor John Fenton

John Fenton, Republic of Ireland, has recently been appointed President of the Union Européene Des Médicins Spécialistes (UEMS) ORL or European Union of Medical Specialists ORL Section. We caught up with him to find out a little more about his...

By the people, for the people: a multidisciplinary facial nerve clinic with a difference

Facial nerve palsy is regularly seen in ENT clinics. Underlying diagnoses are excluded, and the patient is often then discharged to ‘see how it goes’, with or without an ophthalmology referral. Here, Catherine Meller describes how she and her team...

Hearing Impairment and Hearing Disability – Towards a Paradigm Change in Hearing Services

I offered to review this book hoping to gain some helpful and insightful tips for an assignment that I have been working on. The title implies that the book will give practical tips and strategies for helping to deliver service...

Bringing aged care back

Worldwide, our older population is increasing, and thus a need for the provision of care to older people is also increasing. Aged care may be informal, provided by unpaid carers; or formal, provided or subsidised by government or other organisations....

2nd Trends in Pediatrics

Widening your horizons without leaving the island Growing up in country Australia I craved to know what was beyond this ‘continental island’. It was the late 1970s and the Encyclopædia Britannica could only widen my horizons so far. The barriers...

Identifying congenital CMV: the screening debate

Congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) is a significant global public health burden and is the biggest non-genetic cause of childhood hearing loss, as well as being an important cause of neurodevelopmental delay. Despite a study concluding that there was not enough evidence...

Annual Academic Sessions of College of Otolaryngologists and Head & Neck Surgeons of Sri Lanka

The scientific committee of the CORLHNS, spearheaded by Dr Ranjith Jayaweera, did splendid work in laying out an excellent scientific programme for this year’s event. It encompassed key areas of interest pertaining to this year’s theme: 'Precision tools in ENT...

BAAP Hallpike Prize 2018

The Hallpike prize was first awarded in 2009, following the kind donation of Dr Jeremy Hallpike, Emeritus Neurologist from Adelaide, Australia, in honour of his father, Charles Skinner Hallpike. The prize is awarded annually for the best project of the...

International Newsround November 2018

Welcome to the November 2018 edition of International Newsround