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deafscotland conference to be held in March

deafscotland conference to be held in March 2020deafscotland will host its annual conference in Glasgow in March. ‘Connect and Capitalise – Right Design for Communication’ will take place on Tuesday 17th March at the DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central. There are three keynote speakers presenting on the day, as well as a variety of workshops centred around the main theme. There […]

Free hearing loss course – Edinburgh

Free hearing loss course in EdinburghA free six-week course to help individuals manage changes in their hearing, will start in Edinburgh next month (February). Topics covered include: Managing you hearing aids Lipreading Technology There will also be guest speakers, including a volunteer from Hearing Link to speak our services and support. The course will take place on the following dates: […]

Scottish Government publishes revised Charter of Patient Rights

NHS Scotland Patient CharterThe Scottish Government has published a revised Charter of Patient Rights and Responsibilities. Every person who accesses NHS services in Scotland has rights about how they access and receive their care. These rights ensure that people are treated safely, fairly and effectively, and with consideration, dignity and respect. The Charter of Patient Rights and Responsibilities […]

Margaret named Self Management Champion of the Year

Margaret Canning was named Self Management Champion of the Year 2019Hearing Link volunteer Margaret Canning has been named the Self Management Champion of the Year by the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland. Margaret from Midlothian was presented with the award at the Self Management Awards ceremony hosted by Alex Neil MSP at the Scottish Parliament on 8th October. Hearing Link supported Margaret after her […]

deafscotland to host mental health summit

deafscotland to host mental health summitdeafscotland is hosting its mental health summit ‘Connect me too’ in Edinburgh later this month (October). The purpose of ‘Connect Us Too’ Summit is to raise awareness about mental health & deafness. deafscotland will be hosting the event dedicated to raising awareness and understanding improving resilience and recognising problems; and most importantly increasing access to […]

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