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Lipreading classes – a lifeline to people with hearing loss in lockdown and beyond

By Lorraine Braggins Everyone felt cut off from friends and family during lockdown. But for those with hearing loss, feeling isolated can be a daily occurrence even in normal times. Losing your hearing can have a drastic effect on every day communication with family, friends, colleagues and people you encounter out and about in daily […]

Research into sensory impairment & pharmaceutical care of older people – Scotland

The Scottish Sensory Hub at the Health and Social Care Alliance is collaborating with the University of Strathclyde on a research project focused on the improving the pharmaceutical care of older people with sensory loss. The title of the study is SIPA2: Sensory Impairment and the Pharmaceutical Care of Older People and it is led […]

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 […]

Get onboard with new initiative

The views of train passengers with hearing loss are being sought to help the development of a new app commissioned by the Department of Transport. We know that travelling by train with any level of hearing loss can be a challenging experience. The new app aims to deliver real-time onboard announcements directly to the passenger’s […]

British Academy of Audiology annual conference – November 2021

The 17th annual British Academy of Audiology conference and exhibition will take place on the 18th and 19th November 2021 at the Manchester Central Convention Complex. Over 500 delegates and 50 exhibitors, along with an array of speakers, are expected the event which is the largest audiology conference in the UK. Registration is now open! […]

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