1 March 2018
| Alex Evans, Catriona M Douglas
Every one of us can feel the pressures of competing interests of everyday life and commitment to our careers. This can be even more difficult when bringing up a young family, especially when we have had to move away from...
Otis – the virtual patient is a simulation software that increases significantly quality and efficiency in audiologist training. Otis simulates different hearing defects so that audiometry can be practised without burdening patients. The software intelligently detects possible measurement errors. It...
Fusetec, an Australian company, manufactures fully operable, soft tissue surgical training devices that are used in FESS courses for surgical training. These devices are recommended by Professor PJ Wormald.
1 September 2015
| Emma Stapleton, Ruth Capper
Emma Stapleton is an ST8 in Otolaryngology at Doncaster Royal Infirmary, UK. For her first Trainee Matters article, Emma and her colleague, Ruth Capper (Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Doncaster Royal Infirmary), spoke to 92-year-old ENT surgeon Romola...
If staff are unable to communicate with their patients this can impact negatively on the patient’s healthcare. They may be excluded from decisions about their own care and their rights to informed consent may be violated. Conversation partner training has...
1 September 2019
| Johan Fagan (Prof), David Howard
Much has been said of the paucity of ENT Services in Africa . Whilst Ghana has always been at the forefront of healthcare in Sub Saharan Africa, its ENT and allied services were somewhat suboptimal in the 1980s. This article,...