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Information event for Deaf Awareness Week – Dungiven

Hearing Link is delivering an information session during Deaf Awareness Week 2019Hearing Link is delivering an information session this Deaf Awareness Week for anyone affected by hearing loss. Taking place at the Hands that Talk Centre, 116 Main Street, Dungiven; there will be a chance for you to find out about the types of support and future services we will be offering to people with hearing […]

Deaf Awareness Week: 6th-12th May 2019

Deaf Awareness Week 2019Today marks the start of Deaf Awareness Week, which will run until the 12th May. Organised by the UK Council on Deafness, the week is an opportunity to raise awareness of hearing loss to the wider public. Look out our social media channels (Facebook and Twitter) and those for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People for inspiring stories and […]

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 […]

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