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Margaret named Self Management Champion of the Year

Margaret Canning was named Self Management Champion of the Year 2019Hearing Link volunteer Margaret Canning has been named the Self Management Champion of the Year by the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland. Margaret from Midlothian was presented with the award at the Self Management Awards ceremony hosted by Alex Neil MSP at the Scottish Parliament on 8th October. Hearing Link supported Margaret after her […]

deafscotland to host mental health summit

deafscotland to host mental health summitdeafscotland is hosting its mental health summit ‘Connect me too’ in Edinburgh later this month (October). The purpose of ‘Connect Us Too’ Summit is to raise awareness about mental health & deafness. deafscotland will be hosting the event dedicated to raising awareness and understanding improving resilience and recognising problems; and most importantly increasing access to […]

Hearing Link volunteer May features in new Humans of Scotland book

May Wood features in 'Humans of Scotland' bookHearing Link volunteer May Wood features in a new e-book called Humans of Scotland produced by The Alliance in Scotland. The book was launched on 25th September at the Edinburgh Storytelling Centre. May attended the launch evening with her son Jamie (pictured right) and Hearing Link’s Volunteer Co-ordinator Alison Coyle. The Humans of Scotland book features […]

HALO team recognised for outstanding volunteering

HALO team recognised for outstanding volunteeringOur wonderful Hearing Aid Liaison Outreach (HALO) team in Scotland has been recognised for its outstanding volunteering. The group, who provide fortnightly support sessions for patients at Edinburgh’s Adult Audiology unit, were presented with a certificate from Volunteer Edinburgh. Each year, Volunteer Edinburgh hosts an Inspiring Volunteer Team Awards, and the HALO volunteers were recognised […]

Hearing implant information day – Bristol

Hearing implant information day – BristolHearing implant manufacturer MED-EL is hosting a free to attend information day in Bristol. Join experts and HearPeer mentors at Doubletree by Hilton, Bristol (BS1 6NJ)  on Saturday 23rd November 2019 from 10am-3.30pm. If you are considering a middle ear implant, cochlear implant or bone conduction implant this is the information event for you! Come […]

Hearing Link volunteer presented with Heather Jackson Award

Hearing Link volunteer John Newton presented with Heather Jackson AwardHearing Link volunteer John Newton has been presented with the Heather Jackson Award during a celebration event recently. The Heather Jackson Award is presented jointly by the National Association of Deafened People (NADP), Signature, and Hearing Link. It is awarded to a person who has made a significant contribution to the improvement of the welfare and opportunity of deafened […]

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