I hope you enjoyed a well-deserved break over Christmas and New Year and have returned to work rejuvenated. The one comment that busy doctors often say is how quickly the years pass by and Francis Vaz and I realised that we have been enjoying editing the journal for over 10 years now. Therefore we felt it was time for a new Editor for the journal. Lifestyle gurus often quote that one should make changes to professional roles every 5 years so we felt 10 years has been a good stint as Co-Editors of The Otorhininolaryngologist. I am sure the new team chosen by RILA will continue to move the journal on and there are further plans to improve the website and article processing. We have enjoyed excellent support from the reviewers and would like to thank them very much for their hard work over the years. Some of them will continue to contribute to the review process; James Moor and Claire Hopkins will step down and both have been excellent reviewers and we are very grateful to them for their help over the years.
This issue has plenty of interesting articles and we hope you find it an enjoyable and useful read. For those of you who are submitting articles I would encourage you to do so on line via the website.
With best wishes for 2020,
Editor in Chief