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New ACCEA Medical Director announced

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Professor Kevin Davies has been appointed as Medical Director of the Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) for 3 years from 1 July 2020. Further information available here.

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BAHNO Fundraising Campaign

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1st August 2020

BAHNO is raising funds to address the long-term impact of COVID-19 on head and neck cancer patients. On 1st August 2020 BAHNO will be hosting a virtual trip from Land's End to John O'Groats. We simply ask you to commit to a sponsored 5K run or...

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COVID-19: Recommendations for head and neck surgical oncology

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An International consensus

The Lancet has published the following report - please click for the full article: Recommendations for head and neck surgical oncology practice in a setting of acute severe resource constraint during the COVID-19 pandemic: an International...

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BAHNO Webinar No.2

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The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on head and neck cancer services

  The second in the series of BAHNO webinars will be held on Friday 31st July at 6pm.  This latest webinar features experts gathered by Dr Mehmet Sen.  Taking part will be: Mr Michael Ho, MDT Lead, Leeds Dr Zaid Ali, Restorative Dentist,...

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ACCEA

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Update for award holders

Award holders who wish for an extention need to complete an online form.  It's available here. The ACCEA Secretariat have worked with the DHSC digital publishing team to put together a simple 5 minute webform for award holders to complete. This...

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BAHNO Research Award 2020

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BAHNO is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2020 Research Award is Dr Lucinda Gunn from The Royal Marsden Hospital.  The grant of £3,000 is to enable her to complete a retrospective analysis of gustatory outcomes following bilateral versus...

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RCS Council Election results

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BAHNO surgeon elected

BAHNO is delighted that Professor Peter Brennan, Honorary Secretary of the Association, has been elected to the RCS Council.  He will start his four-year tenure in July. Full article available here

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American Thyroid Association

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Online programming

Content from the cancelled 2020 live event will be moved to webcasts: visit www.thyroid.org for further information. CME and MOC credit offered one year from the date of release of webcast.

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BASO Cancer Situation Reports

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Cancer Surgery during the COVID 19 crisis

Due to the COVID Pandemic, NHS has cancelled most or all the routine operations in many hospitals & the cancer treatments are put on hold. BASO has set up a site to collect data on what happens to these patients and to produce weekly reports to...

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Global Tracheostomy Collaborative Webinar

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Overcoming COVID-19 through Science and Teamwork

Overcoming COVID-19 through Science and Teamwork: Lessons from London, Italy, and USA  Please join this Global Tracheostomy Collaborative webinar on one of the great challenges of our time.  The session will show how cross-cultural insights are...

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ENTUK2WW triage

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Supported by BAHNO

 ENTUK  have validated a telephone triaging system and service evaluation for head and neck cancer patients.  Given the current move towards telephone consultations for both new and follow-up patients during the COVID-19 pandemic,  more widespread...

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BASO Guidance

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Cancer surgery sustainability and recovery during COVID-19 pandemic

BASO has issued guidance for cancer surgery sustainability and recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please click here for the document.

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Effectiveness of Surgical and Cotton Masks in Blocking SARS–CoV-2

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A Controlled Comparison in 4 Patients

Background: During respiratory viral infection, face masks are thought to prevent transmission (1). Whether face masks worn by patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) prevent contamination of the environment is uncertain (2, 3). A previous...

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Proposal for a UK Head & Neck Oncology Collaborative

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Message from the President of BAHNO to members

We are all working in a period of unprecedented demand and there is no doubt that the management of many patients with head and neck cancer will have to be modified during the current COVID-19 crisis.  The ability for us to treat these patients will...

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Urgent cancer research needing H&N Surgeons

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COVID SURG CANCER

Urgent Cancer Research needing H&N Surgeons. COVID SURG CANCER - a National/International cohort study has opened, assessing the impact of COVID19 on Surgery, and more specifically for us, on Head & Neck Surgery. Following the suspension of...

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Message from IFHNOS

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Impact of Covid-19 on IFHNOS

Dear Colleagues, From the massive catastrophe created by the Covid-19 Pandemic around the world, we all are in the midst of its impact on ourselves, our family and friends and our societies in general. The aftermath of this pandemic will last for...

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Guidance for reinsertion of TEP voice prostheses

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BAHNO proposed guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic

BAHNO recognises that the management of many patients with cancer will have to be modified during the current COVID-19 crisis.  One particulat group that may cause management dilemmas are those with voice prostheses. Please click here for the...

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Proposed guidance for laryngectomy surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic

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To UK Head and Neck MDTs

Please click here for the BAHNO proposed guidance for laryngectomy surgery during the COVID 19 pandemic

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Coronavirus vaccines

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Five key questions as trials begin

Some experts warn that accelerated testing will involve some risky trade-offs. Article in Nature Research Journal

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BAHNO Statement on COVID-19

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Please click here for the BAHNO Statement on COVID-19. Initial guidance for head and neck cancer management during Covid-10 pandemic, in consultation with ENTUK.  BAOMS endorsement awaited.

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