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Remote hearing aid fittings and maintenance – exploring applications in Africa

Introduction Technology and connectivity are allowing audiological services to be provided in novel ways. The field of telehealth, although firmly established over the past two decades, is buoyed by the continued and rapid advances in information and communication technologies. Remote...

Audiological monitoring in ototoxicity - Are we doing enough?

In this article Ghada Al-Malky explores the dichotomy of life-saving, yet hearing loss-causing medication, and questions whether the hearing healthcare community is doing enough to prevent preventable hearing loss. Ototoxicity is the damage to hearing and / or balance functions...

A person-centred approach to telehealth

“The time when telehealth was a remote, abstract concept has come to an end”. Deborah Ferrari and Lise Lotte Bundesen discuss how to advance person-centred care in hearing rehabilitation through online tools and training. The time when telehealth was a...

From the editor NovDec 2019

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 Welcome There are many jokes told by anaesthetists about surgeons, and perhaps even more in the...

IFOS 2022: World Congress of Otorhinolaryngology

We caught up with Brian Westerberg, President of IFOS 2021, to find out more about the upcoming congress taking place in Vancouver 19-23 June 2021. Tell us about the innovations you are hoping to bring to IFOS in Vancouver. If...

The 72nd Annual General and Scientific Meeting of the New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

Report by: Dr Inbal Meshulam- Weiss, ORL MOSS, Counties Manukau Health and Dr Nadina Thwaites, ORL MOSS in Counties Manukau Health, Auckland, New Zealand. It’s this time of year again when most of the ORL surgeons in New Zealand, along...

Modifying two-week wait protocol for suspected head and neck cancer patients during COVID-19

As healthcare workers, we are committed to ensuring that our patients continue to receive the optimum care that we are set up to deliver. However, the last year has shown that we need to be mindful of balancing this with...

Globalisation, interconnectivity and unintended consequences

Drs Mom and Lea have thrown down the gauntlet, challenging us all to openly assess the global impact we have as countries, societies, surgeons and individuals. Being a surgeon is not all about surgery. How we respond will define our...

Audiologist wins ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’

Caption: (L-R) Falklands Veteran Simon Weston CBE, Karen Finch and Lord Chris Rennard MBE The founder and MD of one of East Anglia’s leading hearing care companies, The Hearing Care Centre, has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by...

She’s On Call - @ShesOnCall

Dr Sujana Chandrasekhar and Dr Marina Kurian began a web show, She’s On Call, that had 5000 views on the first day and has had over 15,000 views after three shows. By the end of March 2020 Emergency departments and, soon, entire hospitals were overwhelmed with very sick COVID-19 patients.

Audiology Science to Practice - Second Edition

Steven Kramer has released the second edition to this popular textbook in order to remain in sync with the developments and changes in the audiology profession over the last five years. The textbook has retained many concepts from the first...

Head, Neck, and Neuroanatomy (THIEME Atlas of Anatomy)

This is the second edition of Thieme’s popular head, neck and neuroanatomy atlas. There are 22 chapters on 530+ pages, with over 1300 full colour illustrations covering the full breadth of head, neck and neuroanatomy. It retails at £62.50 for...