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New research reveals Brits take hearing for granted

A recent survey commissioned by the British Irish Hearing Instruments Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has revealed that the average adult in the UK only gets their hearing tested once a decade. Despite 1 in 6 adults in the UK with some form of hearing loss, most people are getting their hearing checked once every ten years […]

New study reveals the impact of hearing loss on mental well being

A new study has given an insight to social and health impacts of hearing loss on a person’s well being. Clear Living, a healthcare and lifestyle website, released its annual report – Impact of Hearing Loss on Mental Well-being and Lifestyle Study – which highlights the detrimental effect hearing loss has on mental well being […]

Research study on new smartphone app for hearing aids

Research study on new smartphone app for hearing aids**Please note, this event has been postponed.** Culture Clinic are planning a research study on a new smartphone app  that is designed to be used together with your hearing aids and any wireless microphones. They are looking for participants to take part in a 1.5hr one-to-one interview to discuss the new product and be walked […]

Consultation event on future of hearing aid provision in Staffordshire

Consultation event on future of hearing aid provision in StaffordshireThe 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, […]

Consultation events announced by Staffordshire CCG

Consultation events announced by Staffordshire CCGCommissioners from the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) has announced a series of consultation events relating to potential changes to hearing loss services. The interactive workshops are to be held to give people an opportunity to input to the decisions being undertaken. The events have been carefully devised to be as realistic as […]

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