About this event

  • Date and time Thu 6 Aug 2020 from 10:00am to 11:30am
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Laryngology and Rhinology

Join the RSM online for a webinar, chaired by Professor Tim Woolford, President of the Section of Laryngology & Rhinology.

Professor Simon Carney will outline his thoughts on optimising outcomes in chronic rhinosinusitis including the logical implementation of guidelines, the role of biologics, surgical tips and pearls, how to bring the patient along on the “CRS journey” and critical interpretation of the literature.

Professor Jarrod Homer will then discuss the practical  management of  common head & neck emergencies including drainage of neck abscesses, front of neck access for the emergency airway and neck stabbings. 

A CPD certificate with CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording. 

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We would like to thank our sponsor KARL STORZ Endoscopy (UK) Ltd for their support of this webinar. Please note that the scientific programme and content has not been influenced in any way by the sponsor.

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM. 

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

Key speakers

Professor Simon Carney

Professor of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Flinders University of South Australia

Speaker's biography

Simon Carney is Professor of OHNS at Flinders University in Adelaide, South Australia. He has written over 100 peer-reviewed papers, 11 book chapters and a surgical dissection guide for Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. He is the immediate Past-President of the ANZ Rhinologic Society and former Chair of the Education and Training Sub-committee of ISIAN. He is a founding director and current Vice-President of APOST, a not-for-profit set up to provide free OHNS-training and dissection courses for those in need in the Asia-Pacific Region. He is Associate Editor of the American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy and on the editorial boards of Rhinology & Clinical Otolaryngology. He sits on the Notifications Committee of the Medical Board of Australia and the full Medical Board of South Australia. He represents OHNS on the Commonwealth Government of Australia’s Panel of Clinical Experts.

He has an extensive clinical and research track record in Chronic Rhinosinusitis and his talk today includes evidence-based research, personal opinions on how to interpret guidelines and evidence as well as tips on pearls on surgical techniques and how to be a good ENT doctor as well as a good endoscopic sinus surgeon.

Professor Jarrod Homer

Consultant Surgeon, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, University of Manchester

Speaker's biography

Professor Jarrod Homer is a Consultant Surgeon at the Manchester Head and Neck Centre, Manchester University Foundation NHS Trust and also has a chair in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Manchester.  

Professor Homer leads the Manchester Head and Neck Cancer Service. He has published >100 research papers and has supervised several MD/PhD’s in head and neck cancer. He introduced surgeon performed neck ultrasound scanning in 2003 and runs an international course in neck ultrasound. His clinical practice encompasses all of head and neck/thyroid cancer, with a particular interest in conservation laryngeal surgery, sinonasal and antero-lateral skull base cancers. 


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Chair: Professor Tim Woolford, President, Laryngology & Rhinology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Improving outcomes for patients with chronic rhinosinusitis

Professor Simon Carney, Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Flinders University of South Australia 

Management of head and neck emergencies

Professor Jarrod Homer, Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of Manchester