British Rhinological Society (BRS) Programme

Wednesday 4 July 2018, 11.45-13.15

Cadaver Dissection: Sphenoid and Maxillary Sinus

Chair: Mr Anshul Sama

Dissectors: tbc

Approaches to sphenoid sinus
Approaches to the maxillary sinus

Wednesday 4 July 2018, 14.15-15.15

Symposium: Case Based Controversies in chronic rhinosinusitis

Chair: Professor Valerie Lund, Professor of Rhinology at the Ear Institute, University College London, Honorary Consultant ENT Surgeon at the Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital (Royal Free Trust), Moorfields Eye Hospital, University College Hospital and Imperial College, UK


Mr Paul White
Mr Elgan Davies
Mr Ian Hathorn
Professor Simon Carney, Professor of OHNS, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia

Wednesday 4 July 2018, 14.15-15.15

Cadaver Dissection: Frontal Sinus

Chair: Russell Cathcart

Dissectors: tbc

Approaches to the frontal sinus

Thursday 5 July 2018, 10.00-11.00


Chair: Mr Anshul Sama


Inverting papilloma
Professor Paolo Castelnuovo, Professor & Head,  Dept. of Otorhinolryngology University of Insubria, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Varese, Italy

Samter’s triad
Professor Carl Philpott ,Professor of Rhinology & Olfactology at Norwich Medical School, UEA and Honorary Consultant Rhinologist at the James Paget University Hospital

Mr Rich Williams

Facial Pain
Mr Bhasker Ram

Allergy and the nose
Mr Harsha Kariyawasam

Thursday 5 July 2018, 11.45-13.15

Specialty Keynote: Cutting Edge Rhinology – Now And The Future

Chair: Mr Quentin Gardiner


21st century challenges – austerity, aging and automation
Professor Richard Orlandi, Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Utah, Utah, USA

Threats and opportunities: UK perspective
Mr Sean Carrie, Consultant Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; President, British Rhinological Society

Precision Medicine : present and future
Miss Claire Hopkins

New surgical technologies
Mr Anshul Sama

Panel Discussion / Q&A

Thursday 5 July 2018, 15.15-16.15

Symposium: Snoring And Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

Chair: Mr Russell Cathcart


Developing treatment algorithms
Professor Janet Wilson

Cutting edge surgery
Professor Simon Carney, Professor of OHNS, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia

Panel Discussion
Mr Bhik Kotecha
Mr Showkat Mirza

Friday 6 July 2018, 10.00-11.00

Symposium: Orbit and Brain – modern approaches to the complications of sinusitis

Chair: Mr Andrew Swift


Mr Raj Bhalla, Rhinologist and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgeon, Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust; Clinical Director, Manchester Surgical Skills and Simulation Centre, University of Manchester

Professor Richard Orlandi, Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Utah, Utah, USA

Panel Discussion:
Mr Sam Leong
Mr Yujay Ramakrishnan