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Study assesses solutions which improve online conversations for cochlear implant users

The Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre has launched a new study which aims to better understand which technology solutions (such as live transcriptions) may help to alleviate the challenges experienced by individuals who use a cochlear implant during online conversations. They are looking for adults (age 18 or over), who use at least one cochlear-implant, speak English […]

Share your views on the future of North Staffs and Stoke-on-Trent hearing aid provision

A row of hearing aids in several shapes, sizes and coloursThere’s still time to share your views on the future of hearing aid provision in North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. Six NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, want to hear from members of the public as part of their ‘Difficult Decisions’ consultation about the way in which they provide hearing aids. The […]

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 […]

Get onboard with new initiative

The views of train passengers with hearing loss are being sought to help the development of a new app commissioned by the Department of Transport. We know that travelling by train with any level of hearing loss can be a challenging experience. The new app aims to deliver real-time onboard announcements directly to the passenger’s […]

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 […]

UCL Ear Institute conducts survey on age-related hearing loss

A group of Clinical Researchers at University College London Ear Institute are recruiting individuals diagnosed with age-related hearing loss to take part in their survey. The team is investigating  the impact of age-related hearing loss on a person’s  and how it compares to the quality of life in hearing loss from a rare neurological condition. […]

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