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BIHIMA announces findings from audiology research panel

Over half (55%) of audiologists do not believe their patients are aware of the link between hearing loss and cognitive decline, according to the results of an audiologist research panel, conducted by the British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA). BIHIMA questioned approx. 70 audiologists across the private sector and NHS, in April 2019, on […]

Views sought on fireworks at Parliament event – London

Views sought on fireworks at Parliament eventThe House of Commons Petitions Committee is hosting an event Tuesday 2nd July to gather people’s views on fireworks. The Committee recently launched an inquiry into how the noise of fireworks affect people with a wide range of health conditions and disabilities including hearing loss. Hundreds of people have signed petitions calling for a ban […]

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. […]

Research study about workers with hearing loss – can you help?

University of Southampton student Margaret Zuriekat is looking for working adults with hearing loss to support research for her PHD. The study is looking at the hearing health care for workers with a hearing impairment. Margaret would like to interview working adults who have hearing difficulties to talk to them about how hearing loss affects […]

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