About this event

  • Date and time Fri 3 Feb 2023 from 9:15am to 12:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Otology

Join the in-person event to learn the multidisciplinary approach to otitis externa, the development of skull base surgery in the UK and an update on bone conduction hearing implants. Now also available to watch via livestream.

Participants will:

  • Learn from multiple perspectives on otitis externa management from different specialities 
  • Appreciate the development of skull base surgery in the UK 
  • Understand indications for different types of bone conduction hearing implants 

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A CPD certificate with 2 credits will be issued to those attending. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the event for those who attend in person.

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

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The Otology 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. We would also like to thank our sponsor Oticon Medical for their support of this meeting and for providing sponsorship towards the drinks reception.
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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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Professor Manohar Bance, President, Otology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Otitis externa: A dermatology viewpoint

Dr Elizabeth Kulakov, Dermatologist, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Trainee presentation: Systematic review of treatments for otitis externa

Mr Jameel Muzaffar, Clinical Fellow, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

My usual practice with tips and trick for difficult cases of otitis externa

Mr Nick Saunders, Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon, Haywards Heath and Worthing Hospital and Ms Codruta Neuman, Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Development of skull base surgery in the United Kingdom with a tribute to David Moffat

Professor Richard Ramsden, Emeritus Professor, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust   

Tea and coffee break
Trainee short paper presentation
Update on bone conduction and middle ear implants

Professor Jaydip Ray, Professor of Otology, University of Sheffield 

Panel discussion: Conductive hearing loss and single sided deafness

Chair: Mr James Ramsden, Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, John Radcliffe Hospital

Panel: Dr Penny Feltham, Clinical Scientist, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Dr Irumee Pai, Consultant Otologist, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Mr Neil Donnelly, Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Professor Jaydip Ray 

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

Located in the training suite



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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