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Hearing Link volunteer named Heather Jackson Award recipient 2019

Hearing Link volunteer John Newton has been named recipient of the 2019 Heather Jackson AwardHearing Link volunteer John Newton has been named this year’s recipient of the Heather Jackson Award. The award is presented annually, and jointly, by the National Association of Deafened People (NADP), Signature, and Hearing Link, to a person who has made a significant contribution to the improvement of the welfare and opportunity of deafened people. It has been […]

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. […]

Author Bella Bathurst shares experiences for Deaf Awareness Week

Author Bella Bathurst will be speaking about her life experiences and her books at a free event in Edinburgh this week. Come along and join her at Edinburgh Central Library’s George Washington Browne Room on Thursday 9th May from 6.30pm until 8pm. Bella Bathurst writes both fiction and non-fiction. Her first novel, Special, was published in […]

Hearing access to be debated in Scottish Parliament.

Hearing access to be debated in Scottish ParliamentHearing access will be debated in the Scottish Parliament as part of a motion recognising World Hearing Day and Hearing Awareness Week (3-9 March). The debate will take place on Thursday 28 February at 12:45pm, straight after First Minister’s Questions.  It was lodged by Alexander Stewart, MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife, and will be […]

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