Links & Further Reading

ESPO is a non-profit organisation, exclusively involved in scientific, educational and charitable activities.

The European Society of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (ESPO) aims to promote the quality of care of children with otorhinolaryngologic disorders within Europe.

ESPO was founded in 1994 and succeeded the European Working Group in Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology (EWGPO).

ENT UK Patient Information

Leaflets may be freely reproduced in its entirety by photocopying, print, electronic publishing or any other means on condition that no additions, deletions or any other alterations are made to the text and that the text is circulated for the benefit of patients.

Ear Trust

The Ear Trust charity was founded 1990 to support the work of YCIS. Its achievements include the funding of Bradford Royal Infirmary’s first cochlear implant operation – the first in the region.


As the industry’s technology leader in implantable hearing solutions, MED−EL products are the result of 30 years of focused research and a commitment by its founders to fostering a company culture of excellence.

ENT UK, which was founded in 1943 as the British Association of Otolaryngologists has a growing membership.

The elected members of the Council, drawn from all areas in the UK, make recommendations on all matters of policy affecting the specialty. These can be communicated directly to the Department of Health or The Royal College of Surgeons or any other body concerned.

The British Cochlear Implant Group

The British Cochlear Implant Group is a professional body representing all the cochlear implant centres and other specialist medical practitioners throughout the United Kingdom.

Yorkshire Auditory Implant Service

At the Yorkshire Auditory Implant Service we strive to offer a flexible service guided by the needs of the individual child or adult whilst maintaining quality standards.

Please use the links below to find out about the specialist services we provide.


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