Edinburgh

LinkUp Groups are back!

If you live with hearing loss, you’re not alone… and our popular LinkUp Groups are back in 2022, to help you manage your hearing journey. LinkUp Groups are free two-day support groups for people with hearing loss. They are designed and run by people with lived and professional experience of hearing loss. For the past […]

Loops, captions, action! Making the movies better for people with hearing loss

Ann (on the right) and Margaret with Rehan from FilmhouseLong-time volunteers Ann Thallon and Margaret Canning both love a trip to the movies, and they’ve been in touch with a well-known Edinburgh cinema, the Filmhouse, discussing ways to enhance movie visits for people with hearing loss. Rehan Yousuf, Filmhouse’s Community Engagement Manager, is keen to help. The website already shows which films are captioned, […]

Survey: Views sought on hearing aid replacement and maintenance

Please note: This survey has now closed. To find about latest news and events please visit hearinglink.org/news Views of UK hearing aid users are being sought through an online survey which focuses on hearing aid replacement and maintenance protocols in UK audiology clinics. Hillary Cruise, an MSc Audiology student at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, has […]

Help create an exhibition for and by the people of Edinburgh

Media Education and the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership have launched an initiative to create a photography exhibition for and by the people of Edinburgh. Picturing Health aims to use photography to tell the story of what health means to you and Edinburgh residents are being encouraged to submit a photograph. The results will […]

Free hearing loss course – Edinburgh

Lipreading Awareness WeekA free six-week course to help individuals manage changes in their hearing, will start in Edinburgh next month (February). Topics covered include: Managing you hearing aids Lipreading Technology There will also be guest speakers, including a volunteer from Hearing Link to speak our services and support. The course will take place on the following dates: […]

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