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City Lit launches online lipreading classes for beginners

Lipreading Awareness WeekCity Lit in London is now offering its Lipreading and Managing Hearing Loss classes online for the first time, starting next month (October).   If you have recently noticed changes in your hearing or you are having difficulty following a conversation even though you may wear a hearing aid, lipreading can really improve communication.   Learning to lipread can help you […]

New research reveals Brits take hearing for granted

A recent survey commissioned by the British Irish Hearing Instruments Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has revealed that the average adult in the UK only gets their hearing tested once a decade. Despite 1 in 6 adults in the UK with some form of hearing loss, most people are getting their hearing checked once every ten years […]

Blog: Anne’s hearing loss story

Anne Savage DJBy Carly Sygrove In January 2020, I met Anne Savage at the British Tinnitus Association Manifesto Roundtable discussions. The event brought together people with tinnitus, researchers, celebrities, politicians, public health institutions and research funders to discuss ways to advance the search for a tinnitus cure. Anne and I sat opposite each other at one of […]

Help create an exhibition for and by the people of Edinburgh

Media Education and the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership have launched an initiative to create a photography exhibition for and by the people of Edinburgh. Picturing Health aims to use photography to tell the story of what health means to you and Edinburgh residents are being encouraged to submit a photograph. The results will […]

Cochlear implant users needed for Covid-19 study

The Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre is looking for adults who use at least one cochlear implant to assist in a new research. The study aims to better understand the impact that the measures introduced to combat the spread of COVID-19, such as the use of face-masks and the 2 metre distancing rule, may have on […]

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