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Migration and training: a British-Nigerian surgeon’s perspective

Less than 4% of doctors on the UK’s medical register describe their ethnicity as African or part African, yet there are myriad driving forces behind the migration of medical trainees from Africa to the UK and other developed countries. Ekpemi...

Modernising scientific careers and audiology in the United Kingdom

Modernising Scientific Careers (MSC) is an education and training strategy for 51 disciplines in healthcare science within the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom (UK). Some of these disciplines lacked clear training routes as well as registration opportunities...

16th Annual London MDT Head and Neck Imaging Course

Suitable for all grades in ENT-Head & Neck Surgery, OMFS and Radiology Day 1: Basic head & neck imaging Days 2 & 3: Advanced head & neck imaging Course format & highlights include: Novel multidisciplinary case-based, tutorial and workshop teaching...

In conversation with Julian Hamann

In recent years, there has been a definite shift toward the acceptance and use of smartphone technology in the delivery of healthcare. Within the fields of ENT and audiology, there is considerable appeal in the portability, simplicity, affordability, and connectivity...

Seeking medical attention with tonsillectomy complications depends on who you are. Lessons from the USA

In the current UK model, NHS care is free at point of access so there are no perceived economic barriers to seeking attention with postoperative complications. This study from the US examines surgical and emergency room databases from across California,...

Professional Communication in Audiology

This introductory book is aimed at providing understanding of communication in the clinical audiology setting and focusses on newly graduated clinicians and students. The book is divided into two sections: (1) verbal communication with patients; (2) written communication with healthcare...