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Research into sensory impairment & pharmaceutical care of older people – Scotland

The Scottish Sensory Hub at the Health and Social Care Alliance is collaborating with the University of Strathclyde on a research project focused on the improving the pharmaceutical care of older people with sensory loss. The title of the study is SIPA2: Sensory Impairment and the Pharmaceutical Care of Older People and it is led […]

Scottish Government consultation – A national care service

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation which sets out its proposals to improve the way they deliver social care in Scotland. Social care includes support for people with physical disability, learning disabilities or mental health conditions, older people and those with dementia, people with or recovering from addictions, those who are, have been or […]

Blog: How our audiology clinic is making communication easier

By Frazer Paterson Audiologist, Almond Hearing  Audiologist Frazer Paterson shares how his private audiology clinic in Scotland has adapted to barriers presented by the Coronavirus pandemic and sought to make communication easier for his clients who rely on lipreading. Hands. Face. Space.  Three words we are all reminded of regularly as the UK Government advice […]

Survey: Views sought on hearing aid replacement and maintenance

Please note: This survey has now closed. To find about latest news and events please visit hearinglink.org/news Views of UK hearing aid users are being sought through an online survey which focuses on hearing aid replacement and maintenance protocols in UK audiology clinics. Hillary Cruise, an MSc Audiology student at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh, has […]

Survey: Consultation on Adult Disability Payment draft regulations – Scotland

This survey has now closed. To find about latest news and events please visit hearinglink.org/news The Scottish Government has opened a consultation on draft regulations for Adult Disability Payment (ADP) which will be replacing Personal Independence Payment (PIP) in Scotland. The consultation will remain open until 15th March 2021, and your views are being sought via […]

Scotland: Share your views on COVID-19 restrictions

Please note: This survey has now closed. During the coronavirus pandemic, restrictions and guidance has been introduced to limit the spread of the virus. These important restrictions have changed the way we shop, travel, work and socialise. Evidence shows that some people are finding it difficult to follow the restrictions completely for a range of […]

Review of Adult Health and Social Care – Scotland

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 […]

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