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Share your views on the future of North Staffs and Stoke-on-Trent hearing aid provision

A row of hearing aids in several shapes, sizes and coloursThere’s still time to share your views on the future of hearing aid provision in North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. Six NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, want to hear from members of the public as part of their ‘Difficult Decisions’ consultation about the way in which they provide hearing aids. The […]

HEAR Today exhibition to take place in Kent

An exhibition that focuses on technology and services designed to make life easier for people with hearing loss will take place this month (September) in Orpington, Kent. The HEAR Today exhibition will take place on Saturday 18th September at Orpington Methodist Church, 19 Sevenoaks Rd, Orpington BR6 9JH from 10-4pm. Admission to the event is […]

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 […]

Blog: Staying connected at Christmas – managing social gatherings

By Hearing Link In the third day of our festive blog series, we offer some tips for managing social gatherings at Christmas time. Christmas can be a social time of year, and when you have hearing loss, this may leave you more feeling more exhausted than usual. Groups of people, having to constantly lipread, background […]

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 […]

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