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Council Election

Eight strong candidates have been nominated for election to the BAPO council. The vote will be held during the annual general meeting on Friday 24th September 2021. The three highest scoring candidates will be elected. In case of a tie there will be a runoff election during the same meeting.

BAPO Council Nominations Open

Members of BAPO who are interested in standing for election to the council are invited to contact with expressions of interest. Please include names of a proposer and seconder by 17th September 2021.

Calling all musicians

The next big thing on the music scene is coming soon, the BAPO Band! If you’re a virtuoso on the violin, a perfect pianist, or a cracker on the Kazoo, BAPO wants to hear from you. All levels of talent considered. Contact if you are interested.

Create your BAPO account

Whether or not you are a member of BAPO, you can create an account with this site which you can use for some really useful things. If you are planning to register for a BAPO event, submit an abstract or if you wish to download your attendance certificates, the best way to do that is to register your details.

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 episodes are available at, also via the BAPO App and all mainstream podcast directories including iTunes and Google Play.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]