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Experts raise awareness of link between dementia & hearing loss

A summit has taken place in 2019 bringing together experts to discuss the connection between hearing loss as a risk factor in developing dementiaA cross-sector summit has taken place bringing together experts to discuss the connection between hearing loss as a risk factor in developing dementia. The event was convened by the British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) at the Royal College of Practitioners in London. It was attended by BIHIMA Chairman Paul Surridge, The Ear […]

Northern Ireland raise awareness at health fairs

Northern Ireland raise awareness at health fairsThe Northern Ireland Hearing Link team held an information stand at the Patient and Client Council Health Fair recently in Belfast. Nuala Muldoon our Northern Ireland Manager (pictured left) was joined by volunteer Martin Montgomery (centre), and Sue Benham, Technical Officer (right) – not forgetting Ted who proudly displayed our information and badges! Held at […]

Healthy Hearing Pop-Up sessions – Fife, Scotland

Pop up hearing information sessions in Fife 2019Fife residents looking for more information about hearing loss in their region, can head along to pop-up sessions taking place this year. The ‘Healthy Hearing Pop-Up’ sessions are a joint initiative between Fife’s NHS Audiology and the Deaf Communication Service, funded through See Hear fund. The sessions aim to provide community based advice, information, and […]

Volunteer Keith meets Blue Peter presenter at Crufts

Hearing Link volunteers joined our friends from Hearing Dogs for Deaf People at the wonderful event Crufts recently. It was an opportunity to raise awareness of the work of both charities at this national event. Our volunteer Keith Corbett also brushed shoulders with celebrities, meeting Blue Peter  TV presenter Radzi Chinyanganya (pictured) who was presenting […]

25th February 2019 – International Cochlear Implant Day

25th February 2019 - International Cochlear Implant DayToday (25th February) is International Cochlear Implant Day which aims to raise awareness of cochlear implants across the world. A cochlear implant is a surgically implanted electronic device that provides a sense of sound to a person who has a severe or profound hearing loss. It does not cure deafness or hearing impairment, but is […]

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 […]

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