After 31 years leading the work of Hearing Link, our Chief Operating Officer, Dr Lorraine Gailey, has moved on to new challenges. Lorraine has dedicated her career to supporting adults with acquired hearing loss and their families across the UK. Her background was in psychology and speech & language therapy before joining the LINK Centre […]
The House of Commons Petitions Committee is hosting an event Tuesday 2nd July to gather people’s views on fireworks. The Committee recently launched an inquiry into how the noise of fireworks affect people with a wide range of health conditions and disabilities including hearing loss. Hundreds of people have signed petitions calling for a ban […]
The Bach Choir and conductor David Hill will create the first signed performance of the choral masterpiece Missa Solemnis this Friday (28th June). The event, supported by Hearing Link, will see the choir joined by Sir Richard Stilgoe, deaf musician Paul Whittaker OBE and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment at the Royal Festival […]
Thoughts, insights and experiences By John Newton, Hearing Link volunteer Not long ago at the audiology clinic in Manchester I met a charming teenage girl with cochlear implants which had been implanted when she was a baby. She was accompanied by her mum, and was looking for help with using her smart phone. I was […]
deafscotland is carrying out a piece of research into safety inside and outside the home, online and when in a relationship. They want to hear from people who are Deaf or hard of hearing what they know about keeping themselves and others safe. You can share your views at: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ZSKVN7V For further information contact deafscotland by […]
Help alert others to your communication needs this summer, with our latest online shop deal. For June, we are offering our lanyard and lanyard card for £3, plus postage. Grab the deal at: https://shop.hearinglink.org/june-offer-lanyard–lanyard-card-370-p.asp Terms and conditions apply. Delivery is charged extra. Offer lasts until 30.06.19.
The Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership (EHSCP) is looking for the views of adults with sensory impairments (hearing and/or vision) and their carers living in Edinburgh. These will be used to shape new Health and Social Care services, and help to guide the implementation of the Scottish Government’s See Hear strategy in the city. […]