Winter Meeting 2021

Event Schedule Details

  • 03/Dec/2021 09:00 - 16:00


Stirling Court Hotel (University of Stirling),

Airthrey Rd, ,


FK9 4LA,


We are please to announce that the Winter meeting this year will be held on Friday 3rd December at the Stirling Court Hotel.

10.00-10.15Inauguration of new president
10.15-10.45The role of circulating tumour DNA in head and neck cancer
Mr Iain Nixon, NHS Lothian
10.45-11.15Setting Up an HHT MDT and review of Current Management Strategies
Mr Richard Green, NHS Tayside, Dundee
11.15-11.30Scottish Tracheostomy Audit
Mr Anton Alatsatianos, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
11.30-12.00COFFEE BREAK
12.00-13.00The Guthrie Lecture: How recent ENT national trials can inform shared decision-making – Lessons from TOPPITS, NATTINA and NAIROS
Prof Janet Wilson, Emerita Professor of Otolaryngology, Newcastle University
14.00-15.15Trainee papers:
– Tomas Mullen, Insomnia, depression and anxiety in patients with USoC
– Megan McGlone, Video Vs Routine Clinic in Management of Suspected Nasal bone injuries.
– Pavritham Manian, Patient and physician positioning during anterior skull base surgery impacts physician ergonomics
– Alex Rogers, Prognostic Scores in Laryngeal Cancer
– Donghun Kim, Determining the Growth Pattern of Vestibular Schwannoma: Spontaneous Growth Arrest
– Noah Harding, A quantitative assessment of the number of disease foci in Papillary Thyroid Cancer
– Rasads Misirovs, Endotypes and phenotypes of chronic rhinosinusitis patients as predictive factors of likelihood for future polypectomy
– Andrew Connelly, Emergency Tracheostomy in palliative head and neck cancer: Our patients’ experience
– Isha Iqbal, Predictors of prolonged hospital stay in patients with deep neck space infection
– Anna Loroch, The outcomes of flexible nasendoscopy use in children 3-10 years of age with suspected adenoid hypertrophy
15.15-15.35COFEE BREAK
15.35-15.45Presentation of prizes
15.45-16.15Business Meeting