About this event

  • Date and time Fri 7 Dec 2018 from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Otology

This afternoon meeting will explore controversial areas of otology and discuss whether they should be commonly used.

Topics covered

• How to provide effective balance services in UK practice
• Unusual techniques in cochlear implantation
• The benefits of the Eustachian tube
• The benefits and challenges of attaining competency in major ear surgery pre-CCST

Key speakers

Professor Peter Rea

Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Mr Simon Freeman

Consultant Otolaryngologist and Skull Base Surgeon, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Mr James Tysome

Consultant ENT Surgeon, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Anirvan Banerjee

Consultant ENT Specialist, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Shakeel Saeed

Professor of Otology and Neuro-otology, University College London

Agenda

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction
How best to provide balance services in the UK

Professor Peter Rea, Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Question and answer session
Controversies in cochlear implantation

Mr Simon Freeman, Consultant Otolaryngologist and Skull Base Surgeon, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Question and answer session
Tea and coffee break
Why bother with the Eustachian tube?

Mr James Tysome, Consultant ENT Surgeon, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Question and answer session
Debate: This house believes that competence in major ear surgery should not be a requirement for CCST in ENT

Against: Mr Anirvan Banerjee, Consultant ENT Specialist, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

For: Professor Shakeel Saeed, Professor of Otology and Neuro-otology, University College London

Closing remarks
Close of meeting

Location

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