The BAPO Podcast – Season 2

The edifying and entertaining BAPO podcast returns for season two with your host Mike Saunders and a series of guests, each experts in their field to discuss up to date paediatric ENT topics. The podcast is aimed at trainees and will also be of interest to clinicians of all levels of experience. All of the […]

Letter to Members

Honorary Secretary, Steven Powell addresses the membership of BAPO with information on opportunities for nomination to executive council positions, an update on the BAPO meeting in September which will be hosted in Birmingham and plans for updating members communication preferences. View the letter to members

BAPO Council Nomination

Executive positions The Honorary Secretary (Steven Powell), Associate Secretary (Ravi Thevasagayam) and Treasurer (Will Hellier) will have concluded their four year terms in September 2021.  They are eligible to stand for 2 further 2 year terms as per the constitution. Steven Powell has indicated that he will step down as Honorary Secretary.  Ravi Thevasagayam has announced he […]

BAPO Meeting: 23rd – 24th September, Birmingham

The BAPO meeting in Birmingham has been rescheduled from September 2020 to September 2021.  This will now be a two day meeting from the 23-24th September.  We are all watching the COVID situation closely and hope that the guidance will allow a face to face meeting at that time.  Further information will follow as available. Keep an eye on […]

ESPO Virtual Conference

The European Society for Paediatric Otolaryngology (ESPO) meeting will be held virtually on Saturday 20th February. The pandemic which forced the meeting online will be sure to feature prominently in the session on Aerosol Protection for Paeds ENT with presentations from BAPO past presidents David Albert and Micheal Kuo alongside experts from around the world. […]

Clinical Excellence Awards

BAPO is recognised by the Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) as a Specialist Society and can give supportive citations on behalf of members who have made a significant contribution to paediatric otolaryngology.  Submitted forms will undergo assessment by the BAPO ACCEA scoring committee and if successful will be ranked and supported. Forms are […]

President’s Message 2020

Dear BAPO members, This has been a year unlike any that most of us can remember. As a profession some of us have endured illness, lost family or colleagues and for many it has been a very difficult time both at home and at work. We were really disappointed that we were unable to host […]

BPOC 2020 Update

Unfortunately due to the escalating coronavirus crisis BPOC 2020 was postponed to keep everybody safe. The new dates above are now announced provisional on the national situation. Keep the dates free and look out for further details.

In Memoriam: Amged El-Hawrani

It is with great sadness that we record the passing of our friend and colleague Amged El-Hawrani but it is with gratitude that we remember his life and contribution. After completing his otolaryngology training in the East of Scotland, Amged honed his skills in paediatric otolaryngology as a fellow in Edmonton before being appointed consultant […]

Ballon dilatation for paediatric airway stenosis

The UK Airway Intervention Registry is pleased to publish the results for Ballon dilatation. This paper available below. Clinical Otolaryngology Paper