A national charity has called upon the NHS to store its earwax removal services after survey reveals that 70% of people try to remove it themselves, with many revealing their attempts made the problem much worse or requiring medical attention.
A research project at the University of Cambridge is seeking input from people with hearing loss, or parents/carers of people with hearing loss, about their NHS experiences. The study is being led by a group of patients and clinicians working to improve the way NHS staff work and communicate with people who have a hearing […]
There’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 […]
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 […]
Commissioners 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 […]
An 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 […]
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!). […]