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Deaf Awareness Week – 3rd-9th May 2021

Deaf Awareness WeekThis week (3rd-9th May) is Deaf Awareness Week organised by the UK Council on Deafness (UKCoD). The theme for this year is ‘Coming through it Together’ and focuses on organisations working together to raise awareness of deaf issues. You can find more about the work of different organisations through UKCoD’s blog which features the different […]

Blog: Staying connected at Christmas – where to find support

mental healthBy Hearing Link On the final day of our festive series of blogs, we are sharing the ways you can access support for your hearing and mental wellbeing over the Christmas period. Some support services will break for the holiday season, so here is our guide of what to do if you notice a sudden […]

BTA extends it text-based tinnitus support services

BTA extends it text-based tinnitus support servicesThe British Tinnitus Association (BTA) has extended its text based support services to help more of the 7.5 million people living with the condition in the UK. Complementing the existing freephone helpline and email support, they have launched two new text-based services – SMS chat and web chat which will provide free, accurate and personalised […]

Cochlear implant drop-in service looking for new volunteers – Manchester

Cochlear implant drop-in service looking for new volunteers in ManchesterA group of volunteers who support patients with auditory implants is looking for new members to join their team. The Richard Ramsden Centre for Auditory Implants based at Manchester Royal Infirmary offers the drop-in sessions for patients can find out about more assistive listening devices and try them at home. The group is completely voluntary […]

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: […]

Survey: Support in the workplace for people with hearing loss and tinnitus

Action on Hearing Loss (AOHL) has launched a survey to find out what support deaf, and people with hearing loss and tinnitus receive in the workplace. Five million people of working age are deaf or have hearing loss or tinnitus, but little is known about the support people are getting – or not getting – […]

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