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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 […]

Review of Adult Health and Social Care – Scotland

Please note: Submissions have now closed The Independent Review of Adult Social Care is underway in Scotland and the views of people who are deaf or living with hearing are needed. The ALLIANCE is leading on the engagement exercise to capture experiences and to achieve this has created its People at the Centre programme. Its […]

Consultation events announced by Staffordshire CCG

Consultation events announced by Staffordshire CCGCommissioners from the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) has announced a series of consultation events relating to potential changes to hearing loss services. The interactive workshops are to be held to give people an opportunity to input to the decisions being undertaken. The events have been carefully devised to be as realistic as […]

View sought on adult hearing loss services – Staffordshire

View sought on adult hearing loss services - StaffordshireAn eight-week listening exercise has been launched by six NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent regarding hearing loss in adults. The CCGs are seeking views of patients through an online survey to understand how these services impact on their lives. The survey will remain open until 23:59 on Sunday 1st […]

A Partner’s View blog: Ann Thallon tells NHS

The latter half of 2018 saw a lot going on in our lives which is why I’ve not been around. This week I checked Hearing Link’s site and was shocked to see me, with Sue on the news page framing fellow volunteer Ann Thallon – pictured right. (The poster wasn’t our idea – sorry folks!). […]

New NICE guidelines for hearing loss in adults

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published new guidelines for hearing loss in adults.  ‘Hearing Loss in Adults: assessment and management’ covers some aspects of assessing and managing hearing loss in primary, community and secondary care.  Its aim is to improve the quality of life for adults, aged over 18, with hearing loss […]

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