The British Rhinological Society was created to promote education and research in all aspects of rhinology - the study of the nose and sinuses and related areas including facial plastics. The Society provides a platform for those with an interest in rhinology to help disseminate knowledge on the subject. There are currently nearly 300 members from all round the world.

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May 2020

The BRS Juniors will be hosting their annual study online this year, due to the COVID pandemic. It will be held via Zoom on the 3rd July at 2pm (following the NAPDENT webinar in the morning). You will need to pre-register in order to be able to join the webinar live. To do so, please click on the logo to the left. You can see the programme for the study afternoon on the juniors website (see the BRS Juniors box below).

Mar 2020

We are sorry to announce that we have had to cancel the BRS annual meeting in May due the the current situation with the Coronavirus pandemic. We are hoping to reschedule the event at the beginning of October but for now we have to just wait to see how the pandemic plays out. We will update you as when we know more. Thank you for your understanding.

Aug 2019

ALERT!! BRS / Olympus Advanced Training Opportunity Calling all ST6-8 trainees and NCGs! Please click the adjacent image for more information about our fully funded ‘mini-fellowship’

Jan 2019

Abstract submission and registration are now open for the next annual BRS meeting in Glagow in May. Click the image for more information.

Nov 2018

Prof Claire Hopkins has written a letter to the CCG in Bristol highlighting the economics and cost-effectiveness of FESS in treating CRS, asking the group to reconsider their proposal to restrict such surgery in their area. This letter is available in a generic form for others to download and forward to their own CCG if they are facing similar resrtictions. It can be downloaded by clicking on the image to the left.

May 2018

A BRS research pump-priming grant of up to £3000 is available now. Closing date for applications is 30th May. Click on the image for more informationa and an application form.


BRS Juniors

BRS Juniors is sub-division of the BRS dedicated to trainees and medical students who have an interest in rhinology as a career.

Collectively they oversee and organise study days, national research and audit projects as well as integration with the BRS Council to produce consensus documents.

For more information, click the logo to be redirected to their webpage.

European Rhinological Society

All members of the BRS are automatically members of the European Rhinologic Society through association. As well as being a member of a Europe-wide society, this will qualify youfor a 10% discount on all ERS-affilliated meetings and courses.

For more information about the ERS and its meetings & courses, click here.


BRS/Olympus ART award

The Olympus/BRS Advanced Rhinology Training programme offers a unique opportunity for senior trainees and/or non-career grade members to undertake a short intensive training programme in advanced rhinology, to compliment their in-programme rhinology training.

Details of the next programme will be released in due course.

BRS Fellowship

The society is in a position to be able to offer funding towards a fellowship each year to one of its members.

See here for details.

Medtronic Bursary

Medtronic have generously put up funds of £2000 for a member of the BRS to attend the American Rhinological Society in Septmeber.

See here for details.

Research grant

The BRS can offer a pump-priming grant of up to £3000 towards a member's research project.

See here for details.