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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...

Ethanol ablation for benign cystic neck lesions

Benign cystic head and neck lesions have traditionally been managed conservatively or with surgical excision. Ethanol ablation (EA) has now established a role in the management of benign thyroid cysts, and its use has also been expanded to non-thyroid cysts....

How patients reacted to postponement of cochlear implant surgery due to COVID-19

The onset of COVID-19 in 2020 required widespread cancellation of elective surgeries, one of these being cochlear implant for profoundly deafened adults and post-lingually deafened children. Through a questionnaire, to which 23 out of 38 patients responded, this qualitative study...

Impact of COVID-19 on ear surgeries

The authors review the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the practice of ear surgeries in this article. The pandemic has changed how we practise medicine and introduced new guidelines to ensure safety of healthcare personnel. Studies have demonstrated COVID-19...

COVID-19 Video Resources

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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...

Rayovac’s commitment to their customers

RAYOVAC® is committed to retaining its position as the world’s leading hearing aid battery manufacturer*

Diagnostic features of acute invasive fungal sinusitis

Acute invasive fungal sinusitis (AIFS) is a rare but frequently lethal condition, commonly associated with a high morbidity among those that survive. It has gained recent media attention on account of its increased incidence following infection with (and treatment for)...

Telepractice for the delivery of paediatric feeding services

During the current COVID-19 pandemic, telepractice is being heralded as the safest service delivery mode for the majority of outpatient consultations. Patients are reviewed by their healthcare specialist through video consultations, thus avoiding the need for patients to leave their...

Easter Weekend sees the start of Innovia Face Visor production

Innovia Medical Group has announced that production of its Innovia Face Visor is now underway.

From the editor JanFeb 2021

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 The year 2020 will go down in history as one of the most traumatic ever seen...

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...