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Our LinkUps are going online!

Our highly-regarded LinkUp groups are going online from January 2021! Over the past few months, we have been developing a service called LinkUp Online, which covers the same type of topics you would expect from one of our face-to-face groups. A LinkUp Online is delivered remotely, over two days, through a secure online platform. Each […]

Blog: Staying connected at Christmas – managing social gatherings

By Hearing Link In the third day of our festive blog series, we offer some tips for managing social gatherings at Christmas time. Christmas can be a social time of year, and when you have hearing loss, this may leave you more feeling more exhausted than usual. Groups of people, having to constantly lipread, background […]

Meet the members: Loughborough Lipreading Group

Loughborough Lipreading GroupLoughborough Lipreading Group is a large and friendly class of mixed-ability for people with varying degrees of hearing loss. Before COVID, the group held regular face-to-face lipreading classes.  Like many other social groups, they were no longer able to meet up together in person once the social distancing measures were imposed at local and national […]

Blog: Amy Morton – Living with hearing loss

By Amy Morton My name is Amy Morton. I am married and have two children aged 8 and 6, I’m a Holistic Therapist by trade. I have had a hearing loss from birth due to a virus my mum had whilst pregnant with me. The virus caused my nerves to be damaged, so unfortunately, all […]

Cochlear implant users needed for Covid-19 study

The Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre is looking for adults who use at least one cochlear implant to assist in a new research. The study aims to better understand the impact that the measures introduced to combat the spread of COVID-19, such as the use of face-masks and the 2 metre distancing rule, may have on […]

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