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Sensory needs assessment – Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership (EHSCP) surveyThe Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership (EHSCP) is looking for the views of adults with sensory impairments (hearing and/or vision) and their carers living in Edinburgh. These will be used to shape new Health and Social Care services, and help to guide the implementation of the Scottish Government’s See Hear strategy in the city. […]

Tea, Talk and Take Away for people with hearing loss – Edinburgh

A new social group for people with hearing loss will start in Edinburgh later this month. ‘Tea, Talk and Takeaway’ is a chance to meet other people with hearing loss and get involved in cooking a meal in a small social setting. Each week, participants will be introduced to different activities and leave with an […]

Deaf Awareness Week: 6th-12th May 2019

Deaf Awareness Week 2019Today marks the start of Deaf Awareness Week, which will run until the 12th May. Organised by the UK Council on Deafness, the week is an opportunity to raise awareness of hearing loss to the wider public. Look out our social media channels (Facebook and Twitter) and those for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People for inspiring stories and […]

Blog: Helping to support Edinburgh audiology patients

By Margaret Canning, Hearing Link volunteer Last year, Hearing Link started to offer drop-in sessions for hearing loss as part of it Hearing Aid Liaison Outreach project – or HALO as it’s better known to us! The project, funded by the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership and See Hear Fund Scotland, was created to […]

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 […]

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