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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 […]

Hearing Link drop-in sessions set for Edinburgh

NHS patients in Edinburgh will soon be able to access our unique support through a new pilot service. Hearing Link volunteers will be providing emotional and practical support at monthly drop-in sessions to be held at the Adult Audiology Department, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh. Our team, who all have direct experience of living with hearing loss, […]

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