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More people to access cochlear implants after criteria expansion

More people to access cochlear implants after criteria expansionMany more people across England and Wales with hearing loss will now be able to access the benefits of a cochlear implant. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has announced that it will expand the criteria that health professionals use when determining who is eligible for a cochlear implant within the NHS. […]

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 […]

Hearing technology manufacturers seek input from audiologists

Hearing technology manufacturers seek input from audiologistsThe British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has announced that it is bringing together a panel of experts in audiology that they will consult twice a year.  Their aim is to ensure the technology developed by their members is influenced by the knowledge and expertise of audiologists, and so that BIHIMA’s contribution to […]

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