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Experts raise awareness of link between dementia & hearing loss

A summit has taken place in 2019 bringing together experts to discuss the connection between hearing loss as a risk factor in developing dementiaA cross-sector summit has taken place bringing together experts to discuss the connection between hearing loss as a risk factor in developing dementia. The event was convened by the British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) at the Royal College of Practitioners in London. It was attended by BIHIMA Chairman Paul Surridge, The Ear […]

Healthy Hearing Pop-Up sessions – Fife, Scotland

Pop up hearing information sessions in Fife 2019Fife residents looking for more information about hearing loss in their region, can head along to pop-up sessions taking place this year. The ‘Healthy Hearing Pop-Up’ sessions are a joint initiative between Fife’s NHS Audiology and the Deaf Communication Service, funded through See Hear fund. The sessions aim to provide community based advice, information, and […]

Effects of noise on our hearing 

In a world teeming with technology and incessant entertainment opportunities, noise can be a nuisance you cannot ignore or easily do away with.  From traffic to factories and even music, noise pollution has become quite common in major places.  Noise that pollutes the environment can either be loud and brief or loud and long lasting. Irrespective of the type, sound can damage the internal structure of your ears and […]

Taxis users’ views sought in Northern Ireland

Taxis users' views sought in Northern IrelandViews of disabled people and older people are being sought on their experiences of using taxis in Northern Ireland. The survey has been developed by the Department for Infrastructure and NISRA with support from Imtac. Its findings will be used to inform future changes to the way taxis are regulated throughout the country. Imtac is […]

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