Sub-specialty training in head and neck surgical oncology in the European Union

  title={Sub-specialty training in head and neck surgical oncology in the European Union},
  author={Argyris Manganaris and Myles Black and Alistair Balfour and Christopher Hartley and J. Jeannon and Ricard Sim{\'o}},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
Sub-specialty training in otorhinolaryngology and head and neck surgery (ORL-HNS) is not standardised across European Union (EU) states and remains diverse. The objective of this study was to assess the current status of sub-specialty training programmes in head and neck surgical oncology within the European Union (EU-15). A postal questionnaire was distributed to 41 representative members of the European Federation of Otorhinolaryngological Societies (EUFOS) in the specialty of ORL-HNS in 15… 

Education of trainees, training and fellowships for head and neck oncologic and surgical training in the UK: United Kingdom National Multidisciplinary Guidelines

The current career structure to specialise in head and neck oncology and surgery in the UK is summarised and trainees applying for head and Neck Surgery consultant posts should have completed additional training in the subspecialty.

European otorhinolaryngology training programs: results of a European survey about training satisfaction, work environment and conditions in six countries

Country-specific strengths could be included into future harmonization efforts to improve all programmes, facilitate professional exchange and, finally, establish standards-of-care carried out by well-trained doctors also looking after a satisfying work–life balance.

Priority setting in head and neck oncology in low-resource environments

In low-resource settings, the surgeons face the dilemma of offering the best treatment with scarce resources but with a higher possibility of completion.

In the face of increasing subspecialisation, how does the specialty ensure that the management of ENT emergencies is timely, appropriate and safe?

  • M. Rouhani
  • Medicine, Political Science
    The Journal of laryngology and otology
  • 2016
The specialty currently has provisions in place to ensure timely, appropriate and safe management of emergencies, in the form of guidelines and emergency clinics; however, there is scope for improvement of the system.



Otorhinolaryngological training in Europe--a comparative study.

The findings of a postal questionnaire sent to representatives of the European Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies and the otolaryngology professors of the UK and Ireland with a response rate of 62.7% are presented.

Operative training in otolaryngology in the United Kingdom: A specialist registrar survey

It appears that the Specialist Advisory Committee (SAC) is generally successful in maintaining common operative training standards and providing a homogenous training environment.

The European Academy of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery (EAORL-HNS) and its affiliated members

  • Medicine
    European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
  • 2008
Since its founding in January 2005, the EAORL-HNS has steadily grown in number and currently has 15 aYliated member societies and 2 partner societies, EUFOS and UEMS, where EASM and EAONO are presented.

Training in head and neck surgery and oncology

  • A. Shaha
  • Medicine
    Journal of surgical oncology
  • 2008
This manuscript discusses the history ofHead and neck surgery, head and neck fellowships and the current trends in the practice of head and Neck surgery and oncology.

Otolaryngology residency and fellowship training. The resident's perspective.

  • R. Miller
  • Medicine
    Archives of otolaryngology--head & neck surgery
  • 1994
The most popular area of fellowship training is facial plastic surgery, followed by neurotology and head and neck oncology, and Pediatric otolaryngology fellowships make up most of the balance.

The American Board of Otolaryngology, 1924-1999: 75 years of excellence.

Otorhinolaryngologists should have considerable pride for the role their specialty has played in introducing board certification to American medicine and grateful to the ABO for its foresight and tenacity in preserving the specialty's scope of practice against possible diminishment.

A policy framework for commissioning cancer services

Hippocrates cannot have been overconfident about the provision of care for patients with cancer, but the failure of health planners to respond to the improved understanding and treatment of cancers has more than justified much of the recent criticism.

Subspecialization in otolaryngology.

Otolaryngology residency and fellowship train

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  • 1994