August 2018

Pinnaplasty- surgery for prominent ears

By |August 18th, 2018|

Check out my blog from the journal:


July 2018

What are conventional Hearing Aids?

By |July 31st, 2018|

Check out this Blog from Adam Walker (Audiological Scientist) about conventional air conduction hearing aids!

What is a hearing aid?

A hearing aid is a device that amplifies sound according to the patient’s hearing levels, to provide access to the frequencies at which the patient does not hear as well as they should.  […]

GP & Allied Healthcare Professionals Talk

By |July 11th, 2018|


Sorry for the late posting!

Was great to meet with the General Practitioners & Allied HCPs at the co-delivered YHPA/Spire Manchester event last month. […]

Shared decision making in childhood glue ear

By |July 6th, 2018|

Check out my invited presentation from BACO 2018!




By |July 5th, 2018|

Check out my presentation at BACO 2018 today!

A surgeon’s perspective on CI with attempted preservation of residual natural hearing in children & young people.


June 2018

Cochlear Implantation in children born prematurely

By |June 13th, 2018|

Check out our poster from ESPO 2018! Click on the link to read the poster: prem ci

Outcomes more variable than in children not born prematurely, with a child’s ability to learn being a crucial factor determining outcome. Parents need counselling that CI is an entirely appropriate intervention in selected young children with severe/profound hearing loss and […]

Hearing Preservation CI using Cochlear CI422/522

By |June 13th, 2018|

Here’s the link to our initial analysis of outcome following attempted cochlear implantation (CI) with hearing preservation using this type of CI.

Initial experience of the CI422/522 electrode array suggests that success rates for hearing preservation are at least comparable to the most effective electrode arrays currently available.

CI 422522Poster

long or short CI electrodes in hearing preservation?

By |June 13th, 2018|

Check out our poster at ESPO 2018!

flex 24:28 Poster

Further study is needed to determine if comparable rates of HP can be achieved in EAS candidates between short electrodes specifically designed for HP surgery, and longer electrodes enabling Complete Cochlear Coverage (CCC)


Surveillance after cholesteatoma surgery

By |June 13th, 2018|

Check out our poster from the recent ESPO conference in Stockholm!

What is the role of Diffusion Weighted MR imaging after surgery to remove cholesteatoma? Here’s the link:

DWMRI Poster


ESPO 2018: Outcome Reporting in Cochlear Implantation

By |June 3rd, 2018|

ESPO 2018, Stockholm

The importance and need for benefit & outcome data we can meaningfully compare and contrast.

BRUCE CI Outcomes ESPO 2018