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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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.

Jan 2018

This year's annual BRS meeting will be combined with the ERS London 18 congress which, of course, we are hosting. There will still be an AGM meeting which is expected to be held on the Wednesday and we would encourage you to come along to this. Please refer to the programme during the event for the exact time and meeting place.

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.


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Affiliated events

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


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 Alasdair Robertson.

More details are available here.

BACO 2020

The BRS will again be actively involved with BACO when it is held in Birmingham in 2020. Put the dates in your diary now.

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.

BRS Stryker award

Stryker have kindly offered £2000 to fund a consultant BRS member to attend a centre of excellence in order to learn a new technique.

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.