About this event

  • Date and time Fri 3 Feb 2023 from 12:30pm to 4:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Laryngology and Rhinology

Join this afternoon in-person meeting tailored to educate ENT professionals about the effect of anosmia post-covid and the treatment modalities and advances in the field of smell since Covid-19. Now also available to watch via livestream.

The event will allow:

  • To educate the participants on the current treatment modalities for smell loss 
  • To highlight the advances in smell treatment  
  • To highlight the role of the BRS and Absent in providing support to patients with anosmia. 

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This event is available to attend in person or virtually. Please select your preference below

A CPD certificate will be issued to those attending. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the event for those who attend in person.

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The Laryngology and Rhinology Section would like to thank our Annual Sponsors KARL STORZ Endoscopy (UK) Ltd and Medtronic Limited for their valued support of the 2022 to 2023 Academic Programme. 
Please note that none of the companies listed has had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of these meetings.

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Lunch (pre-registration required)
Lunch session: Tips and hints on obtaining a consultant role

Located in the training suite

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Professor Peter Andrews, President, Laryngology and Rhinology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

The role of AbSent in Covid-19

Ms Chrissi Kelly, Founder, AbScent.org

The mechanism of parosmia and essential treatments

Mr Simon Gane, Consultant Rhinologist and Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Royal National Ear Nose and Throat Hospital

Tea and coffee break
The role of the British Rhinological Society in the management of olfactory disorders

Professor Claire Hopkins, Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Guy's Hospital and Professor of Rhinology, King's College London

Past, present and future treatments for olfactory dysfunction

Professor Thomas Hummel, Professor of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Dresden Medical School, Germany    

Short paper prize presentation
Closing remarks
Close of meeting
Drinks reception

All welcome, particularly Trainees 



Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

Registration for this event will close on 2 February 2023 at 1:00am (GMT). Late registrations will not be accepted.

The agenda is subject to change at any time.

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations.

We are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. This is at the presenter and the RSM’s discretion.

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

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