2019 BRS Juniors Meeting


The inaugural meeting of the BRS Juniors will be held on 16th May 2019 at the Crown Plaza in Glasgow. It will commence at 1pm and run until 5pm. There will be talks from eminent rhinologist on clinical subjects, tips and tricks, how to set up a rhinology fellowship and a chance to ask just about anything you want to about anything rhinological. The educational afternoon will be followed by a social evening. Quite exceptionally, this event will be free for trainees to attend, thanks to some very generous sponsorship from the educational arm of Medtronic.


The Crowne Plaza Hotel,
Congress Road,
Lanarkshire G3 8QT

For more details of the venue and how to get there see here.


The conference hotel is the Crowne Plaza situated just over the footbridge from the Science Centre where the main BRS will be held the next day. There is a negotiated conference rate of £139 per night including breakfast (single occupancy). To take advantage of this deal you will need to book using the link below before 17th April 2019. Thereafter, rooms will revert to the standard rate. All bookings require a credit card to guarantee the booking and are subject to a 72 hour cancellation fee.

Book here.

Meeting fees & registration

Thanks to Medtronic, the juniors meeting will be free to attend this year for BRS junior members. To become a BRS member (which is free for trainees & students) please follow this link.

You will also need to register to attend the junior meetint - this can be done using the link below.

BRS Juniors Meeting Programme 2019

Topics chosen from ISCP curriculum & common FRCS exam cases.

(Please note: timings are provsional at this stage)

13:00 Introduction
  Mr Stephen Ball, Newcastle
13:10 Decision making in septal surgery
  Prof Tim Woolford, Manchester
13:30 Exam Talk: Rhinoplasty assessment
  Mr Paul White, Dundee
13:50 Panel discussion: Emergency rhinology
14:10 Open & endonasal surgery for sinus tumours
  Prof Valerie Lund, London
14:30 Refreshments
15:00 Exam Talk: Investigations, key differentials, imposters and management of CRS
  Prof Claire Hopkins, London
15:20 Panel discussion: Rhinoplasty or CRS case
15:40 Surgical management of epistaxis
  Mr Raj Bhalla, Manchester
16:00 Organising a fellowship, planning your training and beyond
  Mr Iain Hathorn, Edinburgh
16:20 International Speaker: Patient assessment tied into modern understandings of pathophysiology in therapy
  Prof Martin Desrosiers, Montreal
16:40 No question too daft - open questions to faculty
  All faculty
17:00 Sponsor's presentation
19:00 Social evening