The Health and Social Care Alliance has been commissioned to engage with the people of Scotland to capture their audiology experiences. This includes parents of young children, young people and adults who have accessed audiology services as well as professionals from health, social care and education.
The Scottish Government is seeking users of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) to share their lived experiences, in order to assess the impact of recent legislation. A 2018 Scottish law was intended to ensure that everyone living in Scotland who had been assessed by a speech and language therapist, and identified as requiring an AAC […]
The Scottish Government has launched a consultation which sets out its proposals to improve the way they deliver social care in Scotland. Social care includes support for people with physical disability, learning disabilities or mental health conditions, older people and those with dementia, people with or recovering from addictions, those who are, have been or […]
A new Health and Disability Green Paper has been launched by the UK Government which will pave the way for a fairer future of the benefits system to better meet the needs of disabled people and those with health conditions. The consultation includes changes which could: Enable independent living and testing the role of advocacy […]
This survey has now closed. To find about latest news and events please visit hearinglink.org/news The Scottish Government has opened a consultation on draft regulations for Adult Disability Payment (ADP) which will be replacing Personal Independence Payment (PIP) in Scotland. The consultation will remain open until 15th March 2021, and your views are being sought via […]
The charity Action of Hearing Loss is hosting a consultation event to discuss the future of hearing aid provision in Staffordshire. The event will be held on Wednesday 26th February at 10.30am at the Trinity Methodist Church, Derby Street, Leek, ST13 5JF. Representative from North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which is proposing the changes, […]