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Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity (8-17th Feb 2021)

This event has taken place. To find about latest news and events please visit hearinglink.org/news The Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity is underway this week (8-17th February 2021). It celebrates science, technology, engineering and maths with interactive fun and free events across Nottinghamshire. University of Nottingham’s Hearing Sciences department is also involved to raise awareness […]

New deafness awareness toolkit for GPs

An educational toolkit has been developed by the Royal College of GPs (RGCP) to support GPs in delivering care to patients with hearing loss. The kit was developed in collaboration with hearing loss charity RNID and NHS England & Improvement and sponsored by the British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA). It was created to […]

Views sought on communication experiences during COVID-19

Update: This survey has now closed. The University of Essex (UoE) is working in collaboration with University College London (UCL) to explore the communication experiences of deaf people, and those who have hearing loss, during the Coronavirus pandemic. The key areas they are researching include: Do face masks / coverings make communication difficult? Have you […]

Blog: Staying connected this Christmas – Embracing technology

TechnologyBy Hearing Link 2020 has been a challenging year for us all. At one time or another, we have been disconnected from our family and friends due to the social distancing measures put in place to combat the spread of COVID-19. Christmas will not be much different. There is a limit on the numbers of […]

Meet the members: Loughborough Lipreading Group

Loughborough Lipreading GroupLoughborough Lipreading Group is a large and friendly class of mixed-ability for people with varying degrees of hearing loss. Before COVID, the group held regular face-to-face lipreading classes.  Like many other social groups, they were no longer able to meet up together in person once the social distancing measures were imposed at local and national […]

Blog: The Other Side of the Hearing Loss Story

Interview with Audiologist, Dr. Raj Sharma By Carly Sygrove I am always interested in talking to people with different types of hearing loss, to learn about their lives and to tell their stories. Yet, I have rarely thought about the other side of these stories—the narratives of the hearing healthcare professionals such as ENTs and […]

Survey: Has the pandemic affected your access to speech and language therapy?

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) is concerned about how the COVID-19 pandemic, and in particular the UK-wide lockdown (March-June 2020), has affected people’s access to speech and language therapy. To understand the issue better, and so we can all work together to advocate for the speech and language therapy that people […]

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