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Tinnitus Awareness Week: 4th-10th February

Tinnitus Awareness Week: 4th-10th February 2019Today (Monday 4th February) marks the start of Tinnitus Awareness Week 2019. Organised by the British Tinnitus Association, the week which runs until 10th February aims to raise awareness of tinnitus and the impact it can have on day-to-day life. Events will be taking place across the country, to find out if any are taking […]

Forth Valley annual tinnitus information day – Scotland

The Forth Valley Sensory Centre is hosting its annual tinnitus information day on the 5th February. Visitors will be able to drop-in for advice sessions and workshops for those wishing to find out more about tinnitus and how to manage the condition. The drop-in sessions will take place between 10am and 12noon, then 1pm-3pm. No […]

New NICE guidelines for hearing loss in adults

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published new guidelines for hearing loss in adults.  ‘Hearing Loss in Adults: assessment and management’ covers some aspects of assessing and managing hearing loss in primary, community and secondary care.  Its aim is to improve the quality of life for adults, aged over 18, with hearing loss […]

Deaf Awareness Week 2018

Deaf Awareness WeekToday is the start of Deaf Awareness Week 2018.  The week is co-ordinated by the UK Council on Deafness (UKCod) and is an opportunity to raise awareness of hearing loss and the impact it can have on the lives of an individual and their families.  A series of events are taking place across the country, and […]

Pleased to say I was wrong

I mentioned some time ago that Sue wrote ‘Deaf Rider’ across the back of her hi-viz riding vest and I was, frankly, a little unsure about that. Would some people (you know the type) regard that information as a means for making fun of her? I’m delighted to have been proved an idiot. It’s not […]

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