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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 […]

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 […]

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