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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 […]

Volunteers attend ATLA conference

ATLA Conference and AGMOur wonderful volunteers May Wood and Catherine Pow flew the Hearing Link flag in Edinburgh last weekend. They attended the Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults (ATLA) conference and AGM held at the Edinburgh Training and Conference Centre on Saturday. It was the first time the conference has been held in Scotland for a […]

Deaf Awareness Week 2018

Deaf Awareness WeekToday is the start of Deaf Awareness Week 2018.  The week is co-ordinated by the UK Council on Deafness (UKCod) and is an opportunity to raise awareness of hearing loss and the impact it can have on the lives of an individual and their families.  A series of events are taking place across the country, and […]

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