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Experts raise awareness of link between dementia & hearing loss

A summit has taken place in 2019 bringing together experts to discuss the connection between hearing loss as a risk factor in developing dementiaA cross-sector summit has taken place bringing together experts to discuss the connection between hearing loss as a risk factor in developing dementia. The event was convened by the British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) at the Royal College of Practitioners in London. It was attended by BIHIMA Chairman Paul Surridge, The Ear […]

Northern Ireland raise awareness at health fairs

Northern Ireland raise awareness at health fairsThe Northern Ireland Hearing Link team held an information stand at the Patient and Client Council Health Fair recently in Belfast. Nuala Muldoon our Northern Ireland Manager (pictured left) was joined by volunteer Martin Montgomery (centre), and Sue Benham, Technical Officer (right) – not forgetting Ted who proudly displayed our information and badges! Held at […]

Healthy Hearing Pop-Up sessions – Fife, Scotland

Pop up hearing information sessions in Fife 2019Fife residents looking for more information about hearing loss in their region, can head along to pop-up sessions taking place this year. The ‘Healthy Hearing Pop-Up’ sessions are a joint initiative between Fife’s NHS Audiology and the Deaf Communication Service, funded through See Hear fund. The sessions aim to provide community based advice, information, and […]

Sally Shaw named Scottish Sensory & Equality Champion

Sally Shaw, Director of Ideas for Ears, is the Scottish Sensory & Equality Champion of the YearThe founding director of social enterprise Ideas for Ears has been crowned the Scottish Sensory & Equality Champion of the Year. Sally Shaw received the award, which recognises the person who has made the greatest contribution to sensory loss and equality in Scotland, at the Scottish Sensory and Equality Conference and Awards 2019. The conference held in […]

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