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BAA host regional study day in the North East

The British Academy is Audiology is to host its annual regional study day in the North East of England in March. It will be held at Durham County Cricket Club, Durham on Friday 17th March. The theme of the study day is ‘Advancing Audiology: Non-Routine Adult Services’ and is open to all audiology professionals. You do not need […]

Views sought on Accessible Information Standard

NHS England is seeking views as part of a review into the Accessible Information Standard which launched last year. The Standard aims to ensure that people with a disability, impairment or sensory loss receive accessible information and communication support from providers of NHS care and adult social care. The aim of this review is to […]

Iron deficiency ‘linked’ to hearing loss

A new study has found a potential link between iron deficiency an hearing loss. The research, carried out by Pennsylvania State University, has found that 30% of the world’s population is anaemic increasing the risks of acquired hearing loss. Full details of the research and its findings can be read on the Daily Mail website.

Channel 4 cochlear implant documentary

There is still time to watch a ground-breaking documentary about a group of cochlear implant recipients. Head over to Channel 4′ On Demand website for the compelling documentary ‘Breaking the Silence’. It charts the stories from diagnosis through to switch-on. View the documentary here: http://www.channel4.com/programmes/breaking-the-silence-live/on-demand/63119-001  

Hearing aid users needed for gaming workshop

The University of Nottingham is looking for hearing aid users of all aged to take part in workshops for digital gaming applications. It has collaborated with the Imperial College, De Montfort University, the University of Malaga, and several  gaming companies across Europe to develop five digital gaming applications. The purpose of the apps being developed […]

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