October 2020

British Cochlear Implant Group (BCIG) – Elected to Council

By |October 10th, 2020|

Prof Iain Bruce elected to the Board of Trustees (council) of the British Cochlear Implant Group.

Board of Trustees

Really delighted to be voted onto council by my professional colleagues.

Graham Fraser Memorial Lecture, 2021

By |October 10th, 2020|

Who really wants a crystal ball? Prognostication in cochlear implants and progressive hearing loss

Delighted to be invited to give this prestigious lecture to my peers and colleagues in the field of Cochlear Implantation!

Details for on-line registration will follow.


March 2020

Children’s ENT surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic. 25/03/2020.

By |March 26th, 2020|


How can you help your child with hearing loss during the COVID-19 outbreak?

By |March 26th, 2020|

Check out this helpful advice from our Paediatric Audiologist, Adam Walker.

Please note we are offering telephone consultations whilst the ‘lock-down’ and practice restrictions are in place. Interested? Contact Jo at joan@medsecs.co.uk.

Listening Advice during the COVID-19 pandemic- Manchester Children’s ENT Clinic

COVID-19 : Temporary changes to our service at Spire Manchester Hospital

By |March 22nd, 2020|

Hello everyone,

In response to the advice received from the UK Government and ENT UK we are temporarily unable to provide Face-2-Face consultations for private sector patients, either at Spire Manchester Hospital or the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. Likewise, non-emergency ENT operating is currently suspended at both sites.

As an NHS Consultant i am proud of the […]

April 2019

Adam Walker (Audiology)- children’s hearing aids

By |April 20th, 2019|

Here are the main points from Adam’s lecture at the 1st Paediatric Hearing Aids course.

Preparing the Parents – key points were to build up trust with parents by being honest and not avoiding difficult conversations
Strategies for testing – key points were to be flexible in approach to testing and think about what we are testing […]

August 2018

Pinnaplasty- surgery for prominent ears

By |August 18th, 2018|

Check out my blog from the Doctify.com 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!