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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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’

Mar 2019

This year the BRS Juniors will hold their inaugural meeting on 16th May, the day before the BRS AGM. There will be lectures on rhinological topics aimed at all trainees who are thinking of developing a career in rhinology. Click the image for more details. This meeting is free, courtesy of Medtronic.

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 Newsletters

Catch up with the Society's previous newsletters.

Affiliated events

International and national events run by societies and institutes affilliated with the BRS.


BACO 2020

Sadly, BACO 2020 has also had to be cancelled for the present time due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

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/Olypmus ART award

Olympus are offering a unique oppoertunity for senior trainees and/or non-career grade members to undertake a short intensive training programme in advnanced rhinology, to compliment their in-programme rhinology training.

See here for details.

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.