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Survey: Views sought on hearing aid replacement and maintenance

Views of UK hearing aid users are being sought through an online survey which focuses on hearing aid replacement and maintenance protocols in UK audiology clinics. Hillary Cruise, an MSc Audiology student at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, has created the survey as part of the final requirement for her qualification. The survey will ask […]

Blog: Staying connected at Christmas – looking after your hearing aids

Hearing aidsBy Hearing Link Today, our festive blog series focuses on looking after your hearing aids. After spending much of this year at a distance from our loved ones, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we all want to make the most of any time we can spend with our families this Christmas. If you are hearing […]

Blog: The Other Side of the Hearing Loss Story

Interview with Audiologist, Dr. Raj Sharma By Carly Sygrove I am always interested in talking to people with different types of hearing loss, to learn about their lives and to tell their stories. Yet, I have rarely thought about the other side of these stories—the narratives of the hearing healthcare professionals such as ENTs and […]

Hearing loss blogger publishes new e-book

Hearing loss blogger Shari Eberts publishes new e-bookHearing health advocate, writer, speaker and the founder of LivingWithHearingLoss.com has launched a new e-book. Shari Eberts, who is based in the US, has launched her latest publication “Person-Centered Care from the Patient’s Perspective.”, which is based on a series of articles she recently wrote for the Ida Institute. Shari has an adult-onset genetic hearing […]

BIHIMA announces findings from audiology research panel

Over half (55%) of audiologists do not believe their patients are aware of the link between hearing loss and cognitive decline, according to the results of an audiologist research panel, conducted by the British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA). BIHIMA questioned approx. 70 audiologists across the private sector and NHS, in April 2019, on […]

Blog: Volunteering at the Audiology Drop-In Centre at Manchester Royal Infirmary

John Newton writes about volunteering in the audiology centre at Manchester Royal InfirmaryThoughts, 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 […]

Research study about workers with hearing loss – can you help?

University of Southampton student Margaret Zuriekat is looking for working adults with hearing loss to support research for her PHD. The study is looking at the hearing health care for workers with a hearing impairment. Margaret would like to interview working adults who have hearing difficulties to talk to them about how hearing loss affects […]

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