Edith Whetnall Memorial Lecture and Presidential Address

Event Location
Royal Society of Medicine, London, UK

Event Dates
04 Nov 2016 - 04 Nov 2016

Event Website

Event Cost


This meeting comprises lectures from two well-known and experienced otologists and will be of interest to all otolaryngologists, both in practice and in training.

Professor Musheer Hussain will give the presidential address for the term 2016/17, he will review his experiences over a long career in otolaryngology, encompassing research and training and look to the state of modern practice. 

Dr Mary Shanks will deliver the Edith Whetnall memorial lecture which will commemorate an ENT surgeon with a great specialist interest in paediatric audiology. Dr Shanks is a very experienced cochlear implant surgeon and has, for many years, cared for profoundly deaf children.

Please note that delegates will now need to book separately for the Laryngology & Rhinology Section session if planning to attend for the whole day.


Joint Presidential reception

Delegates and their partners are invited to attend the Joint Presidential reception and buffet luncheon at 12.30 pm in the Cavendish Room. Pre-registration is required which you can select when you book on to the meeting. This is a great opportunity to catch up and network with your colleagues over lunch.


To review current approaches to management and deafness in children


At the end of this meeting the participants will be able to:
1.   Understand the role of cochlear implants in children

2.   To know the benefits of challenges of current guidelines for management of deafness in children