“In 2010, I was privileged to be able to volunteer in an ear camp in Far West Nepal. This was one of a series of ear camps that Mike Smith originated and has led in association with the International Nepal Fellowship over 20 years. In that time, Mike has marshaled volunteer surgeons, audiologists, anaesthetists and […]

Hippodrome pantomime appeal

“I am fortunate to have had the opportunity to be involved with the Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre as a member of its Development Trust Board. Birmingham is fortunate to have the most successful single theatre in the UK, welcoming half a million visitors every year to an extraordinarily diverse programme of drama, comedy, international dance and, […]

Edgbaston High School for Girls

Year 5 Are All Ears at ENT Talk On Thursday, pupils in Year 5 were treated to a presentation by ENT Consultant, Mr Kuo. The girls had very much enjoyed learning about hearing and ear care as part of their Science lessons so the talk was a great opportunity to learn more. Mr Kuo had […]

The Royal Centre for Defence Medicine

The Royal Centre for Defence Medicine is situated at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham. It has a pivotal role in treating and rehabilitating soldiers injured in the line of duty. Mr Rhodri Williams, consultant maxillofacial surgeon, commanded a peloton of surgeons and friends to cycle from the QEH to the Menin Gate in Belgium […]

Action Medical Research

Action Medical Research is a UK-wide medical research charity dedicated to raising funds for research into diseases in babies and of childhood. I was one of six children’s ear, nose and throat consultants from the Children’s Hospitals of Birmingham, Sheffield, Bristol, Belfast, Glasgow and Oxford were joined by representatives from Medtronic in the Summer of […]