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Blog: How our audiology clinic is making communication easier

By Frazer Paterson Audiologist, Almond Hearing  Audiologist Frazer Paterson shares how his private audiology clinic in Scotland has adapted to barriers presented by the Coronavirus pandemic and sought to make communication easier for his clients who rely on lipreading. Hands. Face. Space.  Three words we are all reminded of regularly as the UK Government advice […]

British Academy of Audiology annual conference – November 2021

The 17th annual British Academy of Audiology conference and exhibition will take place on the 18th and 19th November 2021 at the Manchester Central Convention Complex. Over 500 delegates and 50 exhibitors, along with an array of speakers, are expected the event which is the largest audiology conference in the UK. Registration is now open! […]

Volunteers Week – thank you to all our wonderful volunteers

This week (1st-7th June) marks Volunteers Week.   At Hearing Link we are entirely grateful to our wonderful network of volunteers who support people living with hearing loss and their families across the UK.    Kate Vale, our Network & Training Manager, has shared the following message, thanking our volunteers for their time, generosity and […]

Research shows Brits unaware of hearing loss comorbidities

mental healthLess than a third of people in the UK (29%) know about common comorbidities with hearing loss. In a recent survey of 2000 UK adults, commissioned by the British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA), consumers were questioned about their awareness of the co-existence of hearing loss and other diseases such as dementia, depression, cardiovascular […]

UCL Ear Institute conducts survey on age-related hearing loss

A group of Clinical Researchers at University College London Ear Institute are recruiting individuals diagnosed with age-related hearing loss to take part in their survey. The team is investigating  the impact of age-related hearing loss on a person’s  and how it compares to the quality of life in hearing loss from a rare neurological condition. […]

Film Review: Sound of Metal – A hearing loss triumph or tragedy?

**Warning: This review may contain spoilers** On the day of its national cinema release (17th May), Hearing Link volunteer Sylvia Irvine-Robertson shares her review of Oscar-winning film Sound of Metal.  This is a film to watch, and I guarantee you will find it thought-provoking and brilliantly acted. The sound team creates unnerving, but realistic effects, […]

Award-winning film Sound of Metal to be released in cinemas

**Warning: This article may contain spoilers** Sound of Metal, which recently picked up two Oscars, will be released in UK cinemas from Monday (17th May 2021). Darius Marder’s directional debut follows the first-person perspective of a heavy metal drummer, Ruben (Riz Ahmed), whose hearing suddenly begins to deteriorate. After four years of sobriety, girlfriend and […]

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