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.

News(Scroll down within the box for older news items)
Jul 2017

Registration is now open for ERS London 2018 - a major event on the rhinological calendar and one which the BRS themselves are hosting this time round. Click the image for more information.

May 2017

A big thankyou to everyone who made it across to Jersey for what was a very well attended and successful meeting, hosted by Russell Cathcart, For the meeting report, click the image.

Dec 2016

Carl Philpott, our research director, has bravely challenged himself to cycle the length of Great Britain next year in the interests of raising funds for one of the charities that the BRS has a strong association with - Fifth Sense. See here to read more about Carl's plan and to donate money to help him meet his target.

Jun 2016

A very suucessful annual meeting was held at the Armouries in Leeds in May, in no small way due to the efforts of host Paul Nix. Many thanks Paul. See the meeting report, programme and photos here.

May 2016

The Cochrane library are featuring their 6 reviews on the medical management of CRS on their homepage. These all answer very pertinent questions applicable to our own practice in managing CRS.


BRS Newsletters

Catch up with the Society's previous newsletters.


ERS London 2018

The BRS will be hosting the European Rhinolgoic Society biannual conference in London in April 2018. This will be the biggest event the BRS has hosted and in doing so, it will bring a wealth of highly reknowned and respected speakers from the world of rhinology almost to your doorstep. This will provide a fantastic opportunity for anyone with a hint of a rhinological interest to expand their knowledge and working practice.

BACO 2018

The BRS will again be actively involved with BACO when it is held in Manchester in 2018, with sessions allocated for BRS to run both independently and co-operatively with other subspecialties. There will be a BRS-selected keynote speakers, instructional sessions and a rhinology clinical skills station. Put the dates in your diary now.

Next meeting

The next Annual Meeting of the British Rhinological Society will be held at the Science Centre in Glasgow on 17th May 2019 hosted by Nick Calder and David Crampsey.

More details will be available nearer the time.

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 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.