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Information regarding the Covid-19 coronavirus

We are very closely monitoring official guidance from the Government and relevant advisory bodies on the risks of the Covid-19 coronavirus, and we are taking the necessary steps to support our staff, volunteers and beneficiaries, which is our main priority during this unprecedented situation. In line with current government guidance, we are continuing to operate […]

Northern Ireland team raises awareness at information event

Northern Ireland team raises awareness of hearing at information eventOur team from Northern Ireland were out and about in Belfast recently, raising awareness of our services. Sue Benham, our Technical Officer, was joined by volunteer Christine Martin for the Health and Wellbeing event in Belfast Central Library. There was a chance for attendees to learn more about our services and equipment that could support […]

Beneficiaries share their experiences of hearing loss

Hearing Link beneficiaries share their experiences of hearing lossHearing Link volunteers and staff in Northern Ireland have been sharing their emotional hearing loss journeys in a new video. A number of programme beneficiaries, volunteers and staff members were interviewed for the production, sharing the impact that our support has had on their lives. Interviewees were asked about their feelings, before receiving our specialist support, and […]

Margaret named Self Management Champion of the Year

Margaret Canning was named Self Management Champion of the Year 2019Hearing Link volunteer Margaret Canning has been named the Self Management Champion of the Year by the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland. Margaret from Midlothian was presented with the award at the Self Management Awards ceremony hosted by Alex Neil MSP at the Scottish Parliament on 8th October. Hearing Link supported Margaret after her […]

Hearing Link volunteer May features in new Humans of Scotland book

May Wood features in 'Humans of Scotland' bookHearing Link volunteer May Wood features in a new e-book called Humans of Scotland produced by The Alliance in Scotland. The book was launched on 25th September at the Edinburgh Storytelling Centre. May attended the launch evening with her son Jamie (pictured right) and Hearing Link’s Volunteer Co-ordinator Alison Coyle. The Humans of Scotland book features […]

HALO team recognised for outstanding volunteering

HALO team recognised for outstanding volunteeringOur wonderful Hearing Aid Liaison Outreach (HALO) team in Scotland has been recognised for its outstanding volunteering. The group, who provide fortnightly support sessions for patients at Edinburgh’s Adult Audiology unit, were presented with a certificate from Volunteer Edinburgh. Each year, Volunteer Edinburgh hosts an Inspiring Volunteer Team Awards, and the HALO volunteers were recognised […]

Hearing Link volunteer presented with Heather Jackson Award

Hearing Link volunteer John Newton presented with Heather Jackson AwardHearing Link volunteer John Newton has been presented with the Heather Jackson Award during a celebration event recently. The Heather Jackson Award is presented jointly by the National Association of Deafened People (NADP), Signature, and Hearing Link. It is awarded to a person who has made a significant contribution to the improvement of the welfare and opportunity of deafened […]

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